Sad news coming out of Columbia University today.
A freshman who had recently arrived on campus fell to her death last night from the 14th floor of John Jay Hall (Amsterdam & 114th).
The incident is still being investigated, but police believe it was a suicide.
Corey-Ochoa was valedictorian of her class at Dobbs Ferry high school in Westchester. Per Spectator:
Dobbs Ferry superintendent Lisa Brady called Corey-Ochoa a brilliant student, talented musician, and gifted writer in a statement. She maintained a challenging courseload, Brady said, while still finding time to work on her novel, a political romance set in the 17th century, and compose a violin sonata.
The Rivertowns Daily Voice interviewed Corey-Ochoa just two-and-a-half months ago. She talked about pursuing a Ph.D. and a possible career as a math professor.
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