One Goh, The Gunman Responsible For Killing 7 in 2012 California Shooting Dies in Prison

Updated On 28 Mar, 2019 Published On

One Goh, the gunman who was serving a life sentence for killing 7 people at a nursing school in Oakland, died in prison on March 20. He was 50.

According to the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation, passed away at California State Prison-Sacramento.

Spokeswoman Vicky Waters told media that no cause of death has been determined.

Goh was sentenced for 271 years to seven consecutive life terms in prison. He was sentenced without the possibility of parole for opening fire at Oikos University and killing seven.

Police said the suspect was angry with school administrators, who had expelled him and refused to refund his tuition.

Goh pleaded no contest to murder charges after being declared as mentally competent to stand trial by a judge. He later entered his plea and was spared a possible death sentence.

The victims of the shooting occurred on April 2, 2012, were identified as university receptionist Katleen Ping, 24, and students Judith Seymour, 53; Doris Chibuko, 42; Tshering Bhutia, 38; Sonam Choedon, 33; Grace Kim, 23; and Lydia Sim, 21.

Three others, who got wounded by the gunshots, were rushed to the hospital and survived.

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