A Shoreline Community College professor, Troy Wolff, 46, died yesterday of stab wounds after trying to protect his partner from a knife-wielding stranger. Kristin Ito, 30, was attacked in Pioneer Square in Seattle. She is in critical condition. Police have arrested a man.
“This is an unbelievably tragic loss,” Interim President Daryl Campbell said, in a statement. “Troy was loved by students, loved by his fellow faculty members, loved by all who knew him.”
Wolff chaired the English department at the college, where he’d taught since 1996.