Baylor Police Have Rope Believed To Have Been Used As A Noose

By: KBTX Staff Email
By: KBTX Staff Email

Baylor campus police have identified students who were involved in a racially heated election incident Tuesday night and said referrals are expected to the school's department of judicial affairs.

Tensions flared on the campus after the discovery of a noose hanging from a tree.
There were also claims that Obama-Biden campaign signs were burned in a barbecue pit next to a campus housing-complex.
White and black students exchanged words, but campus police said the confrontation did not get physical.

Officials say Baylor police have the rope that was discovered hanging from a tree.
Police are trying to determine its origin.

Baylor officials are launching a series of initiatives "to foster open and honest discussion".
A prayer rally for unity on campus is scheduled Wednesday.


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