TULSA, Okla. — QUICK FACTS:
- Reports from The Associated Press say 26-year-old John Allen Chau was allegedly killed by members of a tribe on a remote North Sentinel island. Officials say the tribe is known for shooting at outsiders with bows and arrows.
- Oral Roberts University officials confirm that Chau attended the university.
- Officials said Chau was apparently hit by arrows, but the cause of death can't be confirmed until the body is recovered.
Oral Roberts University confirmed that Chau attended the school in a press release. The statement statement on Chau's death says they are not surprised Chau would try to spread God's love to the isolated group and are saddened by the death.
Chau's family released a story on his instagram page saying they are sad about the news and hope the local people he contacted will not be punished for Chau's decision.
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