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Decker School classes canceled Monday as BU mourns student

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VESTAL (WBNG/AP) -- There will be no classes at Binghamton University's Decker School of Nursing on Monday. The college canceled classes as students and staff mourn the loss of nursing student Haley Anderson. 

The 22-year-old of Westbury, Long Island was found dead at an off-campus residence on Oak Street in Binghamton on Friday. Her death was later ruled a homicide.

Police say a male nursing student at the university who had a previous relationship with the victim is a person of interest. They say the male student had left the country on an international flight before the victim's body was found.

Police on Saturday did not reveal the cause of death. Binghamton police officers found the senior's body during a welfare check.

Binghamton University published the following message on its website:

As you're aware, the Decker family has experienced a very deep loss this week with the death of senior nursing student Haley Anderson. Remember that the classes and clinicals for senior Decker students are cancelled for Monday, March 12.

As Dean Ortiz shared, please feel free to reach out to those within the Decker School - we are always there for you.

The university's Facebook page offered condolences to the victim's family and friends. It said counseling would be available and there was no threat to public safety.

Click here to read a message from BU President Harvey Stenger.

*The Associated Press contributed to this report

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