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Emily Jane Hilscher

Emily Hilscher, 19, of Woodville, Va., a freshman majoring in animal and poultry sciences, lived on the same dorm floor as victim Ryan Clark.

Hilscher was known around her hometown as an animal lover.

"She worked at a veterinarian's office and cared about them her whole life," said Rappahannock County Administrator John W. McCarthy, a family friend.

A friend, Will Nachless, also 19, said Hilscher "was always very friendly. Before I even knew her, I thought she was very outgoing, friendly and helpful, and she was great in chemistry."