Former Kean University Student Face 90 Days in Jail for Tweeting Fake Threats Against Fellow Black College Students

Donkey of the year, Kayla McKelvey, a former Kean University student and Black Student Leader, pleaded guilty Monday to creating a false public alarm which could lead to 90 days in jail plus restitution.

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Prosecutors said the 25-year-old McKelvey tweeted threats from a campus library because she wanted more people to attend a November 2015 rally on racial issues. She then returned to the rally to tell people about the threats.

The state is also recommending she pay $82,000 to cover the police response and heightened security caused by the threats.


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