Bing Liu has died, according to a statement posted online on May. 6, 2020.
A medical researcher said to be on the “verge of making very significant” coronavirus findings was found shot to death over the weekend in Pennsylvania, officials said.
Bing Liu, 37, a researcher at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, was found dead Saturday inside a home in Ross Township, north of Pittsburgh, the Allegheny County medical examiner said. He had been shot in the head and the neck, the agency said.
The following are some tributes posted on social media to honor the life and the legacy of the deceased.
Bing Liu was a professor at University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. He was making significant progress revealing the mechanism of the coronavirus, but he was murdered. Very suspicious.