March 7, 2008

Eve Carson:UNC student body president shot dead

Eve Carson,the student body president of the University of North Carolina was found shot dead,shocking many.

On Thursday,police identified a young woman found shot dead in a Chapel Hill, N.C., residential neighborhood as Carson, 22, of Athens, Ga. It still remains a mystery why she was in the area of her death!.

The university Chancellor James Moeser said "We have lost someone whom we cherish and love....We're all in a state of shock." in a depressed mood.

Carson was a Morehead-Cain scholar and a North Carolina Fellow, taking part in a four-year leadership development program for undergraduates.She majored in political science and biology, taught science at a Chapel Hill elementary school, studied abroad in Cuba, and spent summers volunteering in Ecuador, Egypt and Ghana as part of a school program.

In her position as student body president, she was a member of the university's Board of Trustees.

Thousands of students gathered on campus to mourn the death of Eve Marie Carson.