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Investigation into student’s homicide drags on, offers no answers

Joseph Rogers // February 28, 2015

On Sept. 3, the body of Chico State student Marc Thompson was found in his burning Ford Taurus 25 miles northeast of Oroville. The death was ruled a homicide, but six months later investigators have not...

Chico State President Paul Zingg pays his respects to Marc Thompson Oct. 2 at the Performing Arts Center. Photo credit: John Domogma

Memorial held for deceased student

Madison Holmes // October 8, 2014

Friends and family of Marc Thompson wore shirts with his photo printed on the front with his favorite quote, "Be the change you want to see in the world" printed on the back for his memorial Tuesday night.Thompson,...

Family and friends of Marc Thompson gathered in the sanctuary before the sermon. Photo credit: Jovanna Garcia

Funeral held for former student

Jovanna Garcia // October 6, 2014

Family and friends gathered at Chico's Seventh Day Adventist Church on Monday to honor Marc Thompson, a former Chico State student who died last month in a burning vehicle. Thompson's family filled...

Chico State student Marc Thompson. Photo courtesy of LaWanda Thompson-Taylor

Memorial for dead student Tuesday

David Mcvicker // October 2, 2014

Funeral services and a memorial will be held for Chico State student Marc Thompson next week.The funeral will be held Monday, Oct. 6 at 10:00am at Chico Seventh Day Adventist ChurchA celebration in remembrance...

Marc Anthony Thompson. Photo courtesy of Tierra Alexander.

Student remembered as humane leader

David Mcvicker // September 12, 2014

Marc Anthony Thompson, a 25-year-old senior psychology and sociology student at Chico State, died Sept. 3. Friends and family will remember Thompson for his strong leadership spirit, his compassion...

Body identified as Chico State student

Body identified as Chico State student

September 10, 2014

Marc Thompson, 25, has been identified as the body found in a burning car off the Oroville-Quincy highway Sept. 3, according to a Butte County Sheriff press release. The Butte County Sheriff's department...

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