Ross Truett Ashley



Age: 22


Summary: business student at Radford University who shot and killed 39-year-old university police officer Deriek Crouse for unknown reasons during a traffic stop in the Cassell Coliseum parking lot near McComas Hall on the campus at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, in which it became the third homicide on campus at Virginia Tech since 2007 when gunman Cho Seung-hui shot and killed 32 students before killing himself in one of the nation's worst mass murder incidents in U.S. history.



Cause of Death: Suicide by self-inflicted gunshot wound


Born: 1989


Died: December 8, 2011


Location: Blacksburg, Virginia