Boston police discovered Carrie O’Connor, 38, contained in the elevator in her residence constructing, Sergeant Detective John Boyle instructed CNN. The constructing is off campus.
Her demise was dominated an accident, Boyle stated, brought on by “traumatic asphyxia,” which often outcomes when a heavy object out of the blue crushes the chest.
State officers told boston.com the elevator within the Commonwealth Avenue residence constructing had been inspected lately.
A hardworking trainer and Francophile
O’Connor’s household and colleagues at Boston College, the place she’d taught programs in French language and tradition, remembered Connor as a talented baker and vegetarian cook dinner, an skilled globetrotter and gifted trainer.
“Already then, and much more so now, she was an intrinsic a part of the French part and the division at massive,” French professor Odile Cazenave wrote in an electronic mail to the Romance Research division, shared by the college. “As I spoke together with her dad and mom this morning, I allow them to know the way a lot Carrie could be very a lot alive and a part of our division.”