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Florida Suicide Student Was Planning a Massacre (VIDEO)

According to the Orlando Sentinel, police believe a University of Central Florida student who killed himself on Monday was planning a large-scale attack on his community.

He apparently changed his mind at the last moment and took his own life instead.

A former University of Central Florida student still living on campus drafted plans to kill others in his dormitory but changed his mind early Monday and took only his own life, police said.

James Oliver Seevakumaran, 30, was found in his dorm room in Tower 1, a seven-story structure near the UCF Arena. He died from a single shot to the head fired by one of his newly purchased guns, police said.

UCF Police Chief Richard Beary said writings found in his dorm room indicated “there was a planned attack.”

When they searched his room, officers found an assault weapon, a handgun, hundreds of rounds of ammunition and, in a backpack, handmade explosives. The assault rifle had a magazine capable of holding 28 bullets, officials said.

“It could have been a very bad day for everyone here,” Beary said. “Let’s just face it: One shooting is bad enough. Multiples is unthinkable.”

Unfortunately, in the wake of many such senseless massacres (most highly-publicized) it’s not so unthinkable these days.

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