Teenager put online classes on hold for Wisconsin homicide trial
Kyle Rittenhouse found not guilty in Kenosha shooting
The teenager was taking online ASU classes that he put on pause to go on trial for killing two men and wounding another during protests in Kenosha, Wisconsin.
Mr Rittenhouse, 18, was found not guilty on all charges against him after killing Joseph Rosenbaum and Anthony Huber and injuring Gaige Grosskreutz in August 202.
During the trial Mr Rittenhosue said that he had been studying nursing at ASU.
The university has clarified that he was enrolled as an online non-degree-seeking student and was not taking classes on its Tempe campus.
“Kyle Rittenhouse has not gone through the admissions process with Arizona State University and is not enrolled in the Edson College of Nursing and Health Innovation,” university spokesperson Jay Thorne told The Arizona Republic.