Siaufung “Bosco” Tjan, a 50-year-old Chinese man, was fatally stabbed Friday, Dec. 2, inside a building at the University of Southern California in the 3600 block of McClintock Avenue, according to Los Angeles County coroner’s records.
About 4:30 p.m., police received a 911 call about a victim with multiple stab wounds, said LAPD Det. Meghan Aguilar. Responding firefighters found Tjan’s body inside his 10th-floor office in the Seeley G. Mudd building.
Tjan was stabbed in the chest, and a 28-year-old student was taken into custody, police said.
“We want to make clear this was not a random act,” Aguilar said. “This victim was targeted by the suspect.”
Tjan was an expert in adaptations that people make to overcome central vision loss.
“As the Trojan family mourns professor Tjan’s untimely passing, we will keep his family in our thoughts,” USC President C.L. Max Nikias ...