Release Date: January 17, 2023
“We understand the family’s desire for an expedient and definitive resolution to this case,” said Chris Bartolomei, chief of police, University Police Department (UPD). “Working with the Erie County District Attorney’s Office, University Police remains committed to providing the family of Tyler Lewis with a full and transparent account of what occurred.”
UPD has been asked to not disclose any information about the case until the DA is prepared to do so.
We have been in contact with Tyler’s immediate family and have assured them that this case remains our top priority, in collaboration with our law enforcement partners in the Erie County District Attorney’s Office.
The university’s condolences continue to be with Tyler’s family and friends during this extremely difficult and sorrowful time.
The following are statements made by the university immediately after the death of Tyler Lewis and during the course of the investigation:
Nov. 11, 2022:
UB Police investigators continue to make progress in fatal stabbing case
Oct. 26, 2022:
UB Police, Erie County DA diligently continue investigation
Oct. 19, 2022:
Update: Significant progress in UB Police’s investigation
Oct. 18, 2022:
UB Police, law enforcement partners continue investigation
Oct. 17, 2022:
UB Police investigation progressing
Oct. 16, 2022:
UB Police continue to diligently investigate fatal stabbing
Oct. 15, 2022:
Update from University Police on Friday’s tragic incident on North Campus
Oct. 15, 2022:
Message from President Tripathi