According to this witness, the new haven police showed her a photo of yale professor james van de velde, suzanne's thesis advisor, and asked her if it was the same man when the witness stated no, they brought her in a van to van de velde's office so that she could see him in person, and again she stated that was not. Suzanne jovin was found near the yale campus in new haven, conn, with 17 stab wounds to her neck and head and the tip of a knife lodged in her skull among them is jovin's professor and thesis adviser, james van de velde, though he maintains his innocence and won at least $200,000 in a 2013. According to someone near the crime, they heard a woman and man arguing it was never determined who the individual was soon, attention turned to suzanne's thesis adviser at yale university, jame van de velde police never gave a reason why but it is believed there was a problem between the two. On the day she was killed, suzanne jovin left a new draft of her senior essay on the desk of her yale professor and thesis supervisor james van de velde, a man who would later become a 'person of interest' in the case in the evening she attended a party she had organised at the trinity lutheran church. The suzanne jovin case, like other unsolved murders, has a series of clues that people have puzzled over, argued about, even reenacted the shortcut impression of suzanne jovin is that she was a stereotypical high-achieving ivy leaguer james van de velde was suzanne's senior thesis adviser.
She had two older half-sisters, ellen and diana jovin, from her father's first marriage suzanne had been busy trying to finish up her senior thesis when on the night of friday dec 4, 1998 , four days before her senior thesis was due, someone had stabbed suzanne 17 times in the neck, back, and head near. Some of the worst murders in american history are those that go unsolved not only are the victim's friends and family denied feeling any sense of justice, but unsolved cases like those on this list perpetuate the idea that it is indeed possible to get away with murder — a terrifying thought here are some of. Seven months after the vicious stabbing of yale senior suzanne jovin in a wealthy neighborhood near campus, the entire university knows that her thesis adviser, 39-year-old former dean james van de velde, is a suspect but the police have made no arrest will this become the ivy league version of the jonbenet ramsey. 3suzanne jovin campus_orientation yale university was shaken when 21-year- old senior suzanne jovin was brutally murdered on the evening of december 4, 1998 authorities immediately named suzanne's thesis adviser, james van de velde, as the prime suspect there were rumors he had been.
Suzanne jovin (yale student who had a thesis about osama bin laden, her thesis adviser was an intelligence operative) -- murdered (killer unknown) perry kucinich (brother of congressman who advocated new 9/11 investigation) -- fell down salvatore princiotta (9/11 fdny firefighter from ladder 9) --. It's been nearly 10 years since suzanne jovin was stabbed to death near yale university's campus, but investigators are still releasing new clues in the knowledge of the case said the witness's information was disregarded at the time because investigators and the media were focused on jovin's thesis.
Suzanne nahuela jovin (january 26, 1977 – december 4, 1998) was a german- born american senior at yale university in new haven, connecticut when she was brutally stabbed to death off campus the city of new haven and yale university have offered a combined $150,000 for information that leads to the arrest and. This is the house at 305 st ronan st where james van de velde lived on the night of the murder the following info was culled from an article in the journa.