A third-year Georgetown law student was among the 157 people killed Sunday when the airplane they were flying in crashed in Ethiopia.

Cedric Asiavugwa was traveling to his native Kenya to attend the funeral of his fiance’s mother, according to an email dean William Treanor sent to students Sunday evening. Asiavugwa was enrolled in the school’s dual J.D. LL.M. program in International Business and Economic Law and planned to return to Kenya to promote the rights of refugees after graduating, according to Treanor.

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