William and Mary freshman accused of online death threats

Posted on: 7:26 pm, March 15, 2013, by , updated on: 12:03am, March 16, 2013

HENRICO COUNTY, Va. (WTVR) — A local college freshman is in jail accused of making two online death threats.

Benjamin Zavelsky faces multiple charges for the threats, which police at the College of William and Mary said he made against two female students.

Zavelsky, who is accused of posting those threats on a message board just before Spring Break, was arrested Monday.

The freshman is from Henrico County.