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June 17, 2014 at 9:39 AM

UW student arrested for online threats

The Associated Press

A 23-year-old University of Washington student is accused of making online threats to kill women — calling himself the next Elliot Rodger, the man who killed six people then himself near the University of California, Santa Barbara.

The FBI and University of Washington police began investigating the student after a June 9 post about the crimes he planned to commit.

He was arrested Sunday night at his residence in Seattle’s University District.

KIRO-FM reports a judge found probable cause Monday to hold him on $150,000 bail for investigation of felony harassment.

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