A man accused of stabbing a man on the Columbus State Community College campus was ordered held under $500,000 bond on Tuesday.
Isaac Rotich was arrested and charged with felonious assault in connection with the stabbing of a part-time statistics professor, Kipleting Mengich, inside Davidson Hall, on the campus, located at 550 E. Spring St., at about 8:35 a.m., 10TV’s Shayla Reaves reported.
Investigators said that Mengich, 38, was stabbed with a pocketknife and collapsed in the hallway of nearby Madison Hall .
School officials said that Rotich, 45, was not a student at the school. One man, who claimed to know Rotich and Mengich, said that both men were from Kenya, Reaves reported.
In addition to setting his bond, a judge ordered Rotich to stay away from the victim and Columbus State Community College property. Rotich was being held in the Franklin County Jail.
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