There is an international manhunt underway in the search for what police are calling "a person of interest," in the homicide of a 22-year-old a nursing student.
Haley Anderson was found murdered in her Binghamton home in New York, by police conducting a welfare check.
Anderson was a nursing student at the University of New York, Binghamton. An autopsy was conducted on Saturday and her death has been ruled a homicide.
According to police,"This incident and the circumstances of the death was not a random act or involving the conduct of a stranger."
Police said they are on the hunt for her boyfriend, who is also a nursing student and believe he has fled the country.
In a statement, police said, "The victim and male student had a previous domestic/romantic relationship. The Investigation determined that the person of interest has left the United States by international air travel flight, prior to the discovery of Haley Anderson's deceased body.'
Anderson lived within a short distance of the university. Police discovered her body on Friday when they were called to do a welfare check.
Authorities have not released any further details about the investigation and they are not saying which country they believe her boyfriend has fled to.
The university released a statement saying, the university "community is deeply saddened to learn of the death of senior nursing student Haley Anderson."
The university is offering grief counseling to those in need.
"Our entire University community extends our deepest condolences to Haley’s family and friends, both here in Binghamton and in her hometown of Westbury."
They concluded that there was "no threat to public safety at this time"