Connecticut College Basketball Player Killed Over The Weekend In New Jersey

By Marquise Washington –

On Saturday night, Philip Urban, 20, of Manalapan, New Jersey was shot in Hopewell Township.

Urban, a freshman basketball player at Post University in Waterbury, Connecticut found by police at the Hopewell Valley Nature Preserve around 7 p.m., slumped over in the driver’s seat of his vehicle.

Urban, was taken to Capital Health Regional Medical Center to be treated for a gunshot wound but later died.

Post University released a statement about Urban’s death saying, “The Post University community is heartbroken to learn of the death of freshman student, Philip Urban. As a member of the Men’s basketball team and a Business Administration major, Philip modeled the attributes of leadership, commitment and hard work on the court and in the classroom.”

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