Slain Hofstra junior Andrea Rebello remembered as 'sweet girl' with big personality

Andrea Rebello, the Hofstra junior killed overnight following a home invasion, is being remembered as having a personality that could light up the entire campus.

Hofstra junior Andrea Rebello was shot and killed following a home invasion off-campus.

Hofstra junior Andrea Rebello was shot and killed following a home invasion off-campus. (5/17/13)

UNIONDALE - Andrea Rebello, the Hofstra junior killed overnight following a home invasion, is being remembered as having a personality that could light up the entire campus.

“She was such a little girl and had this personality that was like five times her size,” says Ariana Patras, who met Rebello as a freshman.

Rebello was shot and killed as police responded to an armed robbery at her off-campus home. Authorities will not say if she was killed by the suspect or if she was accidentally shot by police.

“It’s really sad, she’s a really sweet girl,” another student told News 12 Long Island. “She doesn’t deserve this.”
 

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