Article dating violence
Was he going there to threaten Kelsey or to threaten himself? You don't know what state of mind he was in," Mc Kenna said.
Mc Kenna, Cohan and Sobieraski all said that prior to the tragedy, they had only limited conversations about dating violence throughout their schooling, if any at all."I honestly can’t tell you a time we spoke about dating violence before this happened.
She didn't want him to have to follow her."Former teammate: 'Everyone loved Kelsey' l SUNY Geneseo remembers vicims with memorial service l Kelsey Annese's impact lives on In the early morning hours of Jan. Those are the words used to describe that morning, and the days, weeks, months and soon-to-be years that have followed.
17, Mc Kenna was asleep in a hotel with her parents who had come in for the weekend from Long Island, Cohan was in bed at her home in Rochester, and Sobieraski had just woken up to her phone vibrating, which she answered from her room in Buffalo. "No one in the house heard a thing, so we have no idea how things played out,” said Sobieraski, referring to other housemates who were there at the time of the murders. While the exact details of that night and why Kingston chose to do what he did, remain unknown, one thing that's been made evident is that the reach of dating violence extends far beyond what one might assume as the traditional definition."Nothing that I ever saw would have made me think that something like this would ever happen," said Mc Kenna. Waiting for the doors to open for the remembrance ceremony in the Kuhl Gymnasium of the SUNY Geneseo campus for Kelsey Annese, 21, of Webster and Matthew Hutchinson, 24, of North Vancouver, British Columbia, who were stabbed to death by former student Colin Kingston.
She had mentioned one day that Colin was having a really hard time and was saying stuff like he was going to commit suicide, so that was really worrisome and Kelsey texted Colin's dad saying that she was worried about him, but she never said anything about Colin threatening her," she said.
Police scanner suggests Kingstons' dad called 911 l Kingston's former coach: 'He was one of my favorite kids'"We tried to find reasons to see why Colin might have done it.
We might have just talked about it in high school, but you see it in the news," she said.
"I don’t think you really take a second look at it unless it directly impacts you, which is sad because it’s hard to get people to listen and understand unless it’s something that they've already been affected by."Cohan added, "It doesn’t seem like something that actually happens in the world, but it did.
Entitlement abusers are people who like to maintain a good face in the community that they're operating in, so once there's a hint of light shed on the abuse, they are unlikely to continue their pursuit.I didn't even hear anything, there wasn't any yelling, but she did say that he was pretty upset," said Mc Kenna. I think she was just at a different point in her life where that wasn't what she wanted anymore.She had mentioned wanting to go away to New York City to teach.According to police, Kingston, who had a three-year relationship with Annese , brought a "large knife" to the home and confronted Annese and Hutchinson. Colin Kingston then turned the knife on himself suffering fatal self inflicted stab wounds.Matthew Hutchinson's gear at the Geneseo Fire Department where he served as a volunteer firefighter.