Death threats via computer to a high school sophomore have prompted Boston public school officials to end free eMail accounts for all students.

School officials traced the eMail messages—which began Feb. 18—back to computers at the Boston Arts Academy. However, officials were not able to determine who sent them.

Based on the girl's complaint, two of the girl's classmates were confronted. The two boys eventually confessed, saying the eMails to the girl were jokes.

One of the eMails read: "I am going to kill you J/K [joking]. But you will never know who I am.


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