Rane died suddenly in College Park on Feb. 12, 2013.
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Stephen Alex Rane, 22, died suddenly on February 12, 2013, in College Park, Maryland. Born June 18, 1990, in Lafayette, Indiana, he attended West Lafayette Junior/Senior High School and was a 2009 graduate of Centennial High School in Ellicott City, Maryland. Stephen was a senior at the University of Maryland, majoring in English and Linguistics, at the time of his death. He is survived by his mother Karen Rane and stepfather Gerald Brust of Silver Spring, MD, his father Stanley Rane and stepmother Teresa Pena of Glen Mills, PA, sister Alison Rane and her husband Maxime Paquin of Chicago, and sister Noelia Rane of Glen Mills, PA. He is also survived by his grandmothers, Helen Klein of Frederick, MD, and Genevieve Rane of Philadelphia, and …
Sources described a likable engineering student with a strong academic record—and a mental illness.
On Tuesday afternoon, Prince George's County police identified the alleged shooter from an early morning murder-suicide in College Park as 23-year-old Dayvon Maurice Green. According to police, Green was an engineering graduate student at the University of Maryland. Speaking to reporters outside the scene of the shooting, UMD President Wallace Loh said he believed Green had been at the university for about a year. Green earned his undergraduate degree from Morgan State University in Baltimore, officials said. The Baltimore Sun reports that he was a member of Phi Beta Sigma's Gamma chapter and maintained a grade point average above 3.5. Green also participated in the NASA Student Ambassador program and worked at the NASA Goddard Space …