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Mourners gather at St. Cyril of Alexandria Catholic Church to pay their final respects to UA Prof. Thomas Meixner, who was shot and killed last Wednesday.

Friends and family of Thomas Meixner, the UA hydrology professor shot and killed last week, paid their last respects at his funeral on Friday. He was described as "compassionate" and "loving" during a service at St. Cyril Catholic Church. Read more»

An ofrenda set up this week in UA Prof. Christopher Castro's home by his wife.

The man accused of killing UA Prof. Thomas Meixner repeatedly threatened faculty members, with another professor reporting the "dangerous" pattern to university officials and police multiple times over many months. "I knew he was going to try to kill me," he said. Read more»

A funeral for University of Arizona Prof. Thomas Meixner will be held on Friday morning. The head of the Hydrology and Atmospheric Sciences Department was shot and killed on campus last week by a former student, police said. Read more»

Flowers form an informal memorial to Meixner on Thursday, outside the campus building in which he was shot and killed.

The University of Arizona and Tucson community are mourning the death of Prof. Thomas Meixner, who worked to educate the next generation of water researchers and make our world's most precious resource safer for all. A candlelight vigil is set for Friday night. Read more»

Murad Dervish

The man arrested in the shooting death of UA Prof. Thomas Meixner faces a first degree murder charge, and made his first court appearance late Thursday night. Murad Dervish, a former student, was arrested just hours after the fatal incident Wednesday. Read more»

UA Prof. Thomas Meixner

University of Arizona Prof. Thomas Meixner was shot and killed Wednesday by a former student, officials said. Three hours later, the suspect — who was evicted last week — was arrested outside Gila Bend, about 120 miles away. Read more»