CRIME

Kortneigh McCoy, Frostburg student, killed

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A Frostburg State University student was killed in an attack off-campus early Sunday, officials said.

Kortneigh McCoy, 19, was a sophomore at Frostburg. (Photo: Facebook/Kortneigh McCoy)

About 1:30 a.m., Frostburg City Police responded to Maple Street for an assault victim and discovered a female lying on the ground with trauma to her head, according to a news release from Allegany County Combined Criminal Investigation.

She was taken to Western Maryland Hospital but died from her injuries.

The student was identified as Kortneigh McCoy, 19, of Baltimore.

McCoy was at a house on Maple Street when a fight started between several people inside, including McCoy. The fight led out to Maple Street where McCoy was then stabbed by another Frostburg student, police said.

Shanee Liggins, 23, of Waldorf, was arrested and charged with first and second degree murder, police said.

McCoy was a sophomore, an RA in Simpson Hall and a member of United Voices Under God's Dominion, according to a news release from Frostburg State University president Jonathan Gibralter.

The Allegany County Combined Criminal Investigation unit is investigating.

A motive for the murder has not yet been established, police said.

Memorial services will be held today at 2:30 p.m. at ARMAH, according to a Facebook event page.

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