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Published February 10, 2014, 03:55 AM

Colorado student who set himself on fire dies

Westminster, CO (WDAY TV) -- The 16-year-old student who set himself on fire at a Denver high school nearly two weeks ago has died.

By: WDAY News , WDAY

Westminster, CO (WDAY TV) -- The 16-year-old student who set himself on fire at a Denver high school nearly two weeks ago has died. He was burned over 80% of his body and had been in critical condition.

Police say Vincent Nett doused himself with an accelerant before lighting himself on fire in an apparent suicide attempt in a school cafeteria. Counselors will be available today at the school.

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