By Shelby Lin Erdman, Cox Media Group National Content Desk
April 2, 2019
A Connecticut college student is facing attempted murder charges, accused of stabbing two classmates during a re-enactment of a scene from the 2004 movie “The Butterfly Effect,” according to news reports.
University of Hartford student Jake Wascher, 21, was working on a group project in a dorm room on campus when the incident happened Sunday afternoon, according to the Hartford Courant.
New details about double stabbing at University of Hartford. According to arrest warrant, acting student Jake Wascher told police he stabbed his classmates because he was "into his character" and "my emotions got the best of me, and I acted a little too hard." pic.twitter.com/Yc2vKwhRCE
Wascher first told police he was not acting and was "curious what it would be like to stab someone," the Courant reported. He later told investigators he was acting and that his emotions got the best of him, according to a police report.