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A former University of Wisconsin at Madison anthropology graduate student, Arvin Raj Mathur, was arrested for sending numerous violent and threatening emails to students, faculty and staff members at the university, The Detroit News reported.
Threats included telling an anthropology professor that he would “murder every single person that you have ever been close to.” In the same email, he threatened to kill the children of a fellow in the anthropology department as well as of a former UW Madison staff member and “hide their flesh inside of their burger meat.” At least one victim said he had been receiving threatening WhatsApp messages from Mathur for months.
Mathur sent the emails from Copenhagen, where he was studying. His emails indicated that he was planning to carry out his threats during an upcoming trip to Madison.
Mathur was arrested by federal agents upon arriving at the Detroit Metropolitan Airport Friday.