Purdue students gather for funeral

(WISH Photo/Kylie Conway)

Nearly 80 Purdue University students plus counselors and faculty boarded three buses Tuesday headed to West Bend, Wisc. for the funeral of fellow student Andrew Boldt.

Police say 23-year-old Cody Cousins shot, stabbed and killed 21-year-old Boldt during class Jan. 21 inside the Electrical Engineering building on Purdue’s campus.

Students say he was a smart, lovable, very involved student and friend who they will miss dearly.

The buses will arrive in West Bend for the wake which begins at 4 p.m. ET. The group will stay for the funeral at 8 p.m. ET and head back to campus immediately after.

Students say this is a way to bring closure to Boldt’s shocking murder.

Cousins pleaded not guilty in his initial court hearing. He’s being held in the Tippecanoe County Jail without bond.

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