Suspect found dead after threats made to schools ahead of Columbine anniversary: reports
The woman accused of making threats to “commit an act of violence” in lead up to the 20th anniversary of the Columbine school shooting was killed during a manhunt, according to local media reports.
Law enforcement authorities told CBS News and NBC News she was found dead.
“We got her” – local law enforcement authorities.
— Matt Kroschel (@Matt_Kroschel) April 17, 2019
Sol Pais, from Florida, was reportedly obsessed with the deadly school shooting and authorities say she had purchased a shotgun and made threats of violence against the Denver metropolitan area.
On Tuesday night, officials started searching for Pais, asking the public to be on watch for her.
FBI in Denver alerted the public that the threat to the community “no longer” existed as of lunch time Wednesday.
The Miami Herald reported that Miami Beach law enforcement officials found “deeply disturbed” online postings by the young Florida woman who is allegedly obsessed with the 1999 Columbine school shootings and notified the FBI.
On April 20, 1999, 12 students and one teacher were murdered when a pair of students opened fire at Columbine High School in Colorado, before the pair killed themselves.