Reports: Penn student was stabbed at least 20 times

January 16, 2018 GMT

Dan Spinelli, STAFF WRITER

A University of Pennsylvania sophomore who was found dead last week in a Southern California park had been stabbed at least 20 times in a crime authorities are investigating as an act of rage, according to published reports.

On Monday, the same day Blaze Bernstein’s family held a memorial service for him, a search warrant affidavit acquired by the Orange County Register detailed the gruesome condition of Bernstein’s body and described strange behavior by suspect Samuel L. Woodward, 19, who was taken into custody three days earlier after DNA evidence linked blood found on his sleeping bag to Bernstein.

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