Slain U.S. student's face on ads in India

CHAPEL HILL, N.C., March 21 (UPI) -- A firm's use of a photograph of a U.S. student killed in 2008 in its billboards in India is disturbing, a friend of the murder victim's family says.

Guilty verdict in robbery, killing

HILLSBOROUGH, N.C., Dec. 20 (UPI) -- A North Carolina man who was 17 at the time of the crime was convicted Tuesday in the 2008 slaying of a University of North Carolina coed during a robbery.
Desai inspired by dead friend's memory

Desai inspired by dead friend's memory

LOS ANGELES, March 13 (UPI) -- "American Idol" contestant Anoop Desai says he wanted to compete in the U.S. TV talent show to honor the memory of his slain friend, Eve Carson.

Co-ed autopsy reveals gunshot death

CHAPEL HILL, N.C., June 30 (UPI) -- An autopsy report released Monday in the death of a North Carolina college student indicates Eve Carson, 22, was shot several times.

Cell phone ties suspect to second killing

DURHAM, N.C., March 14 (UPI) -- A stolen cell phone tied a suspect in the killing of a University of North Carolina student with an earlier slaying at Duke, a prosecutor said Friday.

UNC death suspect charged in Duke slaying

CHAPEL HILL, N.C., March 13 (UPI) -- One suspect in a University of North Carolina student's death also was charged Thursday in the death of a Duke University graduate student, police said.

Police charge 2 in UNC student's death

CHAPEL HILL, N.C., March 12 (UPI) -- Two men -- one still at large -- were charged Wednesday with killing University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill student body president Eve Carson, police said.

Shooting victim remembered in vigil

CHAPEL HILL, N.C., March 7 (UPI) -- Thousands of people attended a candlelight vigil in memory of the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill student body president killed near campus.

Slain woman ID'd as UNC student president

CHAPEL HILL, N.C., March 6 (UPI) -- A woman shot and killed near the University of North Carolina campus was identified Thursday as Eve Carson, the student body president.
Eve Carson
Police are still searching for suspect Lawrence A. Lovett Jr., who is charged with first-degree murder in the killing of the student body president, Eve Carson, at the University of North Carolina, on March 13, 2008. (UPI Photo/Chapel Hill Police Department)

Eve Marie Carson was a student at the University of North Carolina who was shot and killed on the morning of March 5, 2008, in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, United States. She served as Student Body President and was a recipient of the Morehead-Cain Scholarship. Demario James Atwater, a 21-year-old resident of Durham, North Carolina has been charged with her murder. A second suspect, 17-year-old Laurence Alvin Lovette Jr., was taken into custody early morning March 13, 2008. Lovette was later also connected by investigators to the January murder of 29-year-old Duke University engineering student Abhijit Mahato.

Carson was born in Athens, Georgia, on November 19, 1985, where she attended Clarke Central High School. She was elected president of the high school's student body and was valedictorian. While at UNC, Carson majored in Political Science and Biology, in the pre-medicine career path. Her academic achievements earned her membership in the Phi Beta Kappa honor society, and she was a recipient of the Morehead-Cain Scholarship. Outside of class, Carson participated in and led numerous organizations and service projects. She was selected to be a North Carolina Fellow, a four-year leadership development program.

Carson was inaugurated as UNC's student body president in April, 2007, and her term was due to expire in April, 2008. In her role as student body president, Carson served as a member of the university's board of trustees and many other committees. She was also active as co-president of the Honors Program Student Executive Board and as a member of the Committee on Scholarships, Awards and Student Aide, the Academic Advising Program, the Chancellor Search Committee, and the Chancellor’s Committee for University Teaching Awards.

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