A college professor says she is living in fear after social media threats.
Cynthia Somin, an English professor at El Camino College, says she had an officer escort her to her car on Wednesday night following threats of violence, more than a year after she gave a student an F.
She said she was threatened in graphic posts on Facebook.
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"I'm coming to kill you tomorrow!!!! (gun's loaded.)"
"This is your last chance, I mean it. Change my grade or I kill."
She was afraid she would be killed.
"I could be killed in my classroom, that my students could be harmed," she said.
These are just some of the messages still in her Facebook inbox, sent from the account of her former student, 28-year-old Dash Porter.
"I thought he was a normal student at first," she said.
Somin and El Camino College filed a temporary restraining order in December, to keep Porter away from her on campus.
"I'm always looking over my shoulder or I have to get a police escort," she said.
But a judge has ruled against making that restraining order permanent, after the student told the court he had a learning disability, lacked an understanding of social function and didn't mean what he said.
His parents who are advocating for him insisted he is harmless.
El Camino College arrested Porter after Somin reported the threats.
The Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office is reviewing the case.
Porter could not be reached for comment.