Randhir Kaur Gunned-Down In Albany


SAN FRANCISCO—A 37-year-old UCSF dental student from Indian was found dead in her Albany apartment after sustaining a single gunshot wound.

The shooting of Randhir Kaur is currently being investigated as a homicide , and is the first recorded homicide case in Albany in over 10 years.

Randhir Kaur
Randhir Kaur was slated to graduate from UCSF in Spring 2016.

After Kaur failed to show-up to several dentist appointments, relatives called police to her apartment, located at 1068 Kains Avenue. Authorities arrived shortly after the call, received at 4 p.m. on March 9, discovering the 37-year-old unconscious on the floor of her apartment.

Medics also responded to the apartment, where they pronounced Kaur dead at the scene.

Kaur was studying at University of California-San Francisco to become a dental surgeon. She was slated to graduate in the Spring 2016. Following her death, the university released the following statement:

“We are saddened at the tragic loss of Randhir Kaur. She was a treasured member of the UCSF School of Dentistry community. Our hearts go out to her family and friends at this very difficult time. … We will miss her deeply.”

Albany detectives are currently pursuing leads in identifying Kaur’s killer. No details on a suspect or motive for the murder has been made public.