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University Classes Canceled in Response to Threats

University Classes Canceled in Response to Threats



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Paul Nelson, KSL Newsradio Classes are again open at the University of Utah's College of Architecture. They were canceled after potential death threats from a student.

Officials told students in the architecture college they were looking for a fellow student. "He hadn't been in school for a week or so, and they were just kind of worried about him. He was doing some suspicious behavior," explained architectural student David Costanza.

Costanza says the student in question showed up the next day. "He just kind of popped into a classroom, it seems," Costanza said. "The classroom was my sister's classroom."

Costanza says his sister then called police. School officials can't release details of the case until charges are filed, but news sources say Lawrence Wright made death threats against another student.

"The student who there was a concern about is also safe," university spokesman Fred Esplin said.

Esplin says if charges are filed, they may come this week.

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