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Torrey Pines High grad sentenced for threat posted on Instagram

Torrey Pines High grad sentenced for threat posted on Instagram

A Torrey Pines High School graduate whose online threats in May prompted school officials to cancel classes for a day was sentenced Friday, Aug. 10, to a residential treatment facility and placed on probation for five years.

Kevin Matlak, 21, pleaded guilty in July to one count of making a criminal threat.

He posted a photo on his Instagram account showing himself holding an AR-15 assault rifle, an image of a decapitated head, the phrase “I hate all of you” and a veiled threat that “no one” was going to graduate from Torrey Pines High, authorities said.

Another post said “Get the (expletive) out of San Diego 2K18 before I find u.”

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