Two Suspects Arrested For Death Of College Student In WV

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Associated Press

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Updated Tue, Sep 3, 2013 3:35 pm

Police have arrested two suspects in the slaying of a Wheeling Jesuit University student.

Wheeling police say Craig Tyler Peacock, 22, of Clewiston, Fla., and Jarrett Mathis Chandler, 24, of Winnfield, La., are each charged with murder. They're accused of killing Kevin Figaniak, 21, of Perkasie, Pa.

Both suspects are being held at the Northern Regional Jail on $1 million cash bond each. Jail records didn't indicate whether either man has an attorney.

Police say Figaniak and a friend were walking toward the Wheeling Jesuit campus when they were attacked at about 1:45 a.m. Saturday. The Allegheny County medical examiner's office in Pennsylvania said that Figaniak was pronounced dead just after 3 a.m. Sunday at a Pittsburgh hospital.

Peacock and Mathis were arrested around 12:15 a.m. Tuesday at a campsite.

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