Chinese Student Lu Lingzi, 23, Identified as Third Victim Killed by Boston Marathon Bombing

A Chinese graduate student at Boston University has been identified as the third person killed by Monday’s terrorist bombing attack on the Boston Marathon. Twenty-three-year-old Lu Lingzi had a degree in international trade and was studying mathematics at BU. The university said Lu was watching the race with two friends near the finish line, when one of two bombs exploded. One of Lu’s friends and fellow BU graduate students, Zhou Danling, suffered serious injuries and is reported in stable condition at Boston Medical Center.


The bombings Monday near Boston’s Copley Square also killed 8-year-old Martin Richard and 29-year-old Krystle Campbell, injuring more than 170 people.