Slain US Student Told Friend Of Roommate Threat


An American psychology student who was fatally stabbed in her apartment in the Netherlands had texted a friend last week, saying her roommate threatened to kill three people.
Twenty-one-year-old Sarah Papenheim was a student at Rotterdam’s Erasmus University. She was stabbed on Wednesday and a 23-year-old man has been arrested in her slaying, though his identity has not been released. On Friday, he was ordered detained for two more weeks while the investigation continues.
Papenheim’s friend, Adam Pryor, said he received a text message from Papenheim on Dec. 6, saying her roommate threatened to kill three people. In the messages, shared with The Associated Press, Papenheim said she was going to have to go to the police. Pryor is not sure if she ever did.
Pryor, who studies at the University of Wisconsin, said Papenheim was a special person who tried to help everyone she could.

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