Schools near St. Xavier to be closed Monday

April 13, 2008 4:16:27 PM PDT
Three schools near St. Xavier University will be closed Monday due to possible threats involving the university.Mother McCauley, Queen of Martyrs and Evergreen Park Southwest Elementary are expected to reopen on Tuesday.

Students and faculty at St. Xavier moved out after threatening graffiti was discovered. The first incident involved graffiti in a residence hall was discovered April 5. Five days later, more graffiti was discovered, but it was more specific, reading "be prepared to die April 14.

The university shut all its sites in both Chicago and Orland park.

Chicago police are investigating.