Huffpost Denver

'Suspicious' Packages At University Of Colorado's Aurora Campus Harmless

Posted: Updated:

AURORA, Colo. -- Hazardous material experts say two suspicious packages found at the University of Colorado's Aurora campus are harmless.

Cautious university officials summoned the experts Monday, taking extra precautions after a student was accused of gunning down 12 people at a movie theater and rigging his apartment with explosives.

Officials say one package was slipped under the door of a professor, who didn't recognize the sender. The other was in the campus mail system.

A robot was used to examine one. Officials haven't said what either contained. They say there is no evidence either was connected to James Holmes, who had enrolled in a Ph.D. program but was withdrawing.

Investigators say some of the materials Holmes used in the attack early Friday were delivered to him at the university.

Around the Web

Suspicious packages deemed no threat at ... - The Denver Post

University of Colorado Receives Suspicious Packages

Suspicious packages at University of Colorado, Denver, deemed no ...

Suspicious Packages Deemed Harmless At CU Anschutz Medical ...

'Suspicious' Packages at Colo. University Harmless - ABC News

Local news main page | Colorado's Online News Leader | Denver ...

Univ. of Colo. gets suspicious packages Monday

Suspicious Packages Investigated at Suspect's Former School ...

Suspicious packages deemed no threat at Anschutz Medical campus

'Suspicious' packages at Colo. university harmless

Lawyer: Suspect family's hearts go out to victims