Sol Pais, the 18-year-old Florida woman who was said to be “infatuated” with 1999 massacre at Columbine High School, was found dead Wednesday near Mount Evans in Clear Creek County, west of Denver, officials there said. Pais was found with a self-inflicted gunshot wound, Jefferson County Sheriff Jeff Shrader said during a press conference. The FBI announced her death in a tweet.
Earlier this week, the FBI said Pais made “credible threats” against Denver-area schools four days before the 20th anniversary of the Columbine High School shooting, prompting schools in the metro area to close. According to police, Pais flew from Miami to Colorado on Monday night, bought a pump-action shotgun and ammunition in Littleton, Colo., not far from the school. She was considered armed and “extremely dangerous” and had last been seen in the foothills of Jefferson County.
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