Christopher Kernich


Age: 23


Summary: student and star athlete at Kent State University who had been in critical condition for nearly a week after being severely beaten in a brutal attack by a group of three black men while walking home with two friends in a parking lot outside the campus on Nov. 15, in which police had arrested two suspects, Ronald Kelly (20) and Adrian Barker (21), both charged with felonious assault in connection with the incident, but a third suspect remains at large.



Cause of Death: Injuries sustained in the attack


Born: November 12, 1986


Died: November 21, 2009


Location: Akron, Ohio