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Former University of Maryland student Alexander Song pleaded guilty to charges stemming from having made violent threats.
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Former University of Maryland student Alexander Song pleaded guilty to charges stemming from having made violent threats.

Police say Alexander Song made online threats saying he would  "kill enough people to make national news." Now this former University of Maryland student says he's guilty of those charges.

Song pleaded guilty to charges of disturbing the peace at a school and misuse of telephone facilities.

Police arrested Song in March for making online threats to go on a campus rampage. They found no weapons in his dorm room or in his parent's house. Police say the honors student told them he had been under stress.

The university says Song withdrew from classes following the incident.

According to Prince George's County prosecutors, Song will continue receiving mental health treatment and must complete 200 hours of community service.

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