NEW HAVEN - (AP) - Yale University has said its formalgoodbyes to Annie Le, the 24-year-old graduate student foundstrangled last month behind a wall in a medical school building'slaboratory.
Classmates, professors and others gathered Monday at Yale'shistoric Battell Chapel for a memorial service that was open onlyto members of the Yale community.
University President Richard Levin remembered Le as a modelstudent, a child of immigrants who was at the same time bright,caring, loving and spontaneous.
Le, originally from Placerville, Calif., worked on a team thatexperimented on mice as part of research into enzymes that couldhave implications for treatment of cancer, diabetes and musculardystrophy.
She disappeared from the lab on Sept. 8 and her body was foundfive days later.
Raymond Clark III, a 24-year-old former Yale University labtechnician, has been charged with her murder.