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• Basketball player Moses Malone, 60, known for playing with the Philadelphia 76ers. He was the first modern player to be drafted straight from high school, paving the way for LeBron James, Kobe Bryant and more.

• Subway co-founder Fred DeLuca, 67. He opened the franchise’s first sandwich shop at the age of 17 to fund his college tuition; the chain now has 27,000 U.S. locations.


Delta State University history professor Ethan Schmidt, 39, shot to death in his office. Police believe his colleague Shannon Lamb shot Schmidt, then later likely turned the gun on himself.

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