Hopkins student cleared after killing intruder with samauri sword

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A Johns Hopkins University student who fatally hit an intruder with a samurai sword won’t be charged, the city State’s Attorney’s Office said Thursday.

John Pontolillo, of New Jersey, hit and killed a man with the sword in September. It occurred in a fenced courtyard behind the off-campus home that he shared with other students.

Donald Rice, 49, died in the incident, police said.

Full story: Attorney’s Office: No Charges In Samurai Sword Death – WBAL