Citing death threats, 18-year-old who attended violent Va. rally won’t return to BU

Nicholas Fuentes posed in March in his BU dorm room. –Craig F. Walker/Globe Staff

An 18-year-old who attended the white supremacist rally that turned violent in Charlottesville, Va., says he is not returning to Boston University in the fall, in part because of death threats he has received for his political views.

“It’s becoming very dangerous,’’ Nicholas Fuentes said Tuesday in a phone interview.

He said he has received 15 death threats over the past week via e-mail and social media.


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