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Thomasville student under investigation for writing threatening letter about mass killing

Thomasville student under investigation for writing threatening letter about mass killing
Thomasville student under investigation for writing threatening letter about mass killing
Posted at 4:48 PM, Aug 30, 2018
and last updated 2018-08-30 16:48:00-04

THOMASVILLE, Ga. (WALB) - There's an investigation going into a south Georgia student who wrote a threatening letter about committing a mass killing at his school. 

Thomasville Police removed the student from Thomasville High School Monday, the same day administrators learned about the letter.

The student is still under a mental evaluation at a south Georgia hospital.

The schools' superintendent released a statement just hours ago, saying, "School and district personnel are determining appropriate consequences for the incident." 

"It's very unfortunate, these children don't choose to be in this world, they are born to a mother and father and it's the parents responsibility to make sure that they're safe and secure," said Captain Maurice Holmes. 

Captain Holmes says the letter details troubling thoughts by the student.

The student is facing a felony charge for terroristic threats and acts.

He no longer attends THS.