Police Say Witnesses to UConn Killing Have Been Threatened Online
Maj. Ronald Blicher tells the student newspaper, The Daily Campus, that the threats are being made in Internet postings and police are looking into them. He says authorities are still urging people to submit videos, photos or other information.
Howard, a Miami native and starting cornerback for the Huskies, was stabbed outside a university-sanctioned dance early Sunday, hours after helping his team to a homecoming game win over Louisville.
A 21-year-old Hartford man, Johnny Hood, has been arrested in connection with the fight, but is not charged with stabbing Howard.
A message left with university police early Friday morning was not immediately returned.