Academic found with slit throat at his faculty office in Konya’s Selçuk University
KONYA – Doğan News Agency
Celalettin Özdemir's murder has shocked students and teachers. AA PhotoAn academic was found with a slit throat and stab marks all over his body at his faculty office in Konya’s Selçuk University June 5.
Özdemir was reportedly killed by Ahmet G., who is the head of the department of Chemistry at the same university.
Police has detained Ahmet G. and he confessed the murder, reports said.
Celalettin Özdemir, an associate professor at the environmental engineering department, had been reported missing for two days. He was discovered when university workers went searching for him at his office after his relatives were unable to find him elsewhere. Özdemir, a father of two, was said to be divorced six months ago.
The victim’s body was sent to forensics after the police examination.
The murder within the limits of the Central Anatolian town's biggest campus has shocked students and teachers.