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ORLANO, FL (WFLX) - Classes at the University of Central Florida were canceled Monday morning after police found a dead body in dorm room along with guns and explosives.

Update, MON 4 PM: Authorities believe the victim, a student, died after shooting himself inside a dorm room at Tower One.

Police came to the area after getting a 9-1-1 call about a man on campus with a gun. Once they arrived, they found the body along with an assault rifle, a hand gun and home made bombs. "We went out, and, as soon as we got out, we noticed something was wrong because we saw a policeman with a big rifle & everything," said a student. "So we were like ok this is something. Something's going on here."

"The cops had guns and were telling everyone to run, and we got told to go to the Union & stay as far away as possible," added another student.

Law enforcement agencies, including the FBI and a Hazmat crew, are still investigating.

Authorities have not released the name of the student yet.

Previously: Classes are now getting back to normal on campus at the University of Central Florida. Morning classes were canceled after explosives were found in one of the dorms.

Police were investigating a student's suicide when they found an assault weapon and several explosives. The Tower One dorm remains evacuated at this time.

The FBI has been called in to help in the investigation.

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