Media Alert: Parent of Slain UCSB Student Speaks at One Year Anniversary Memorial Event
For Immediate Release
Parent of Slain UCSB Student Speaks at One Year Anniversary Memorial Event
Saturday, May 23, 2015
People’s Park in Isla Vista
What: On May 23, 2014, Elliot Rodger went on a killing spree that killed six UCSB students and injured several more before taking his own life. The Los Angeles-based plaintiffs’ trial law firms of Becker Law Group and McNicholas & McNicholas filed a complaint against Santa Barbara County, Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Department, Capri Apartments and Asset Campus Housing on behalf of the parents of three young men who died. Read more about lawsuit here.
UCSB is hosting a one year anniversary memorial with several events planned to honor those killed and injured in the Isla Vista shooting. Kelly Wang, mother of George Chen, one of the students killed, will speak expressing the loss of her son and ways to prevent this tragedy from happening to others. Read Ms. Wang’s statement.
We invite you to attend the memorial events. View the schedule.
When: Saturday, May 23, 2015 at 7:30 p.m.
More information on remembrance events.
Where: People’s Park in Isla Vista
967 Embarcadero Del Norte
Isla Vista, CA 93117
To interview Ms. Wang off-campus, please contact Michelle Villamor; email@example.com; office: 310-405-7331 or
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