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Body, explosive devices found in University of Central Florida dorm

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(CNN) — Authorities found a student dead along with a bag of improvised explosive devices in a dormitory tower at the University of Central Florida early Monday, prompting officials to cancel classes at the Orlando school until at least noon, a school spokesman said.

Police went to the dorm after getting a call about a person with a gun sometime after midnight. Hundreds of students were evacuated from the tower, and police found a male dead of a self-inflicted gunshot wound in a bedroom, school spokesman Grant Heston said.

Police also found an assault weapon and a bag of improvised explosive devices there, Heston said. The FBI has been contacted, he said.

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