Duncan schools tighten security after anonymous threats

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DUNCAN, Okla. – The superintendent in Duncan sent a letter to parents Tuesday night regarding threats at one of the town’s schools.

The Duncan superintendent said there will increased security Wednesday at all public schools in the area after anonymous threats were made at Duncan High School.

All schools will require students to stay on campus all day unless a parent or guardian checks them out.

Students are not allowed to leave campus for lunch.

This follows the tragic death of an Australian baseball player from East Central University.

The community is still dealing with the loss of an athlete who was gunned down in a drive by shooting last week.

The victim, 22-year-old Christopher Lane, was killed while jogging Friday in his girlfriend’s hometown of Duncan.

Officials in Stephens County have charged 15-year-old James Edwards Jr. and 16-year-old Chancey Luna with first-degree murder.

They cannot receive the death penalty because they are juveniles but they could spend life in prison.

In addition, 17-year-old Michael Jones is facing two felony counts of discharging a weapon and accessory to murder after the fact.

He is being charged as a juvenile.