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Jonathan Martin in custody following alleged threat against former school

26 February 2018

In social media posts from 2015, the same year he retired, Martin revealed that he attempted suicide while playing in the National Football League, the Times reported. "So, out of an abundance of caution, we made the decision to close school today".

Former NFL offensive lineman Jonathan Martin was detained and released Friday after he posted a disturbing photo on his Instagram account that led to the temporary closure of a California high school.

Kway said the department was unable to publicly confirm that Martin's Instagram stories post was what caused the shutdown.

Los Angeles Police Department officials confirmed an individual has been detained in connection with the incident, but did not identify the person.

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FILE - In this October 27, 2013 file photo, Miami Dolphins tackle Jonathan Martin sits on the bench in the first quarter of an NFL football game against the New England Patriots, in Foxborough, Mass.

-The message references Harvard Westlake High School and shows a shotgun with multiple rounds of ammunition lying on a surface.

The Los Angeles Times also reports that in 2015, Martin detailed his struggles growing up in a series of Facebook and Twitter posts.

"The post featured a picture of a gun with the hashtags "#MiamiDolphins" and "#HarvardWestlake" on it, as well as having former teammates Richie Incognito and Mike Pouncey tagged. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because the Dolphins have not announced any details of Martin's illness. "The investigation is continuing, but rest assured we believe there is no threat to any school in the LA area". An NFL investigation found that Incognito, Pouncey and teammate John Jerry engaged in persistent harassment directed at Martin.

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Last evening, we learned of an Internet post that mentions Harvard-Westlake by name.

Miami Dolphins tackle Jonathan Martin looks up from the bench during the second half of an NFL football game against the New England Patriots, Sunday, Dec. 2, 2012 in Miami.

"You learn to tone down your size and blackness by becoming shy, introverted, friendly, so you won't scare the little rich white kids or their parents", Martin wrote. Martin also tagged two people who attended Harvard-Westlake when he did. "It takes away your self-confidence, your self-worth, your sanity".

Extra patrols will be in place around the Harvard-Westlake campuses Friday, Kuey said. "I think that we will continue to try to improve upon that".

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Jonathan Martin in custody following alleged threat against former school