November 2, 2019

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Florida student arrested for using Instagram to try to have school staffer killed, says he was ‘joking around’: Authorities

A Florida high school student is under arrest after authorities say he used social media to solicit someone to kill a school staffer.

Nicholas Godfrey, 18, is accused of sending Instagram direct messages to a fellow student at Fivay High School in Pasco County, according to Tampa ABC affiliate WFTS.

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“I need a guy who could kill someone,” Godfrey wrote, according to police. continue reading