Todd Bachman identified as victim of Olympic murderer.

The US citizen murdered in an apparent random knife attack in Beijing has been identified as Todd Bachman.

Todd and Barbara Bachman of Lakeville, Minn. — parents of 2004 volleyball Olympian Elisabeth “Wiz” Bachman and in-laws of U.S. men’s volleyball coach Hugh McCutcheon— were attacked by a Chinese man while visiting the 13th-century Drum Tower.

The U.S. Olympic Committee confirmed Bachman died from knife wounds and that Barbara Bachman suffered life-threatening injuries. She and their Chinese tour guide, who was also injured in the attack, were being treated in a Beijing hospital.

Chinese officials are noting there appears to be no link with known terrorist groups and suspect it might just be a random attack. The killer, Tang Yongming, lept to his death after committing the crime.

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