Student who died tackling U.S. gunman to be honoured as a 'Star Wars' Jedi

Student who died tackling U.S. gunman to be honoured as a 'Star Wars' Jedi

The makers of Star Wars have created a character in honor of Riley Howell, student at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte who died in April while tackling a gunman on campus.

CHARLOTTE, NORTH CAROLINA -- A hero of this galaxy is now also a hero of one far, far away. The makers of Star Wars have created a character in honor of Riley Howell, according to CNN affiliate WLOS. Howell was a 21-year-old ROTC cadet and student at the … [+1777 chars]

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