BOCA RATON (CBSMiami) – Florida Atlantic University has fired one of their professors that said he believes the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School was staged.READ MORE: Gabby Petito's Parents Traveled To Wyoming To Bring Her Remains Home
The university issued James Tracy with a “Notice of Termination” on Tuesday. The termination will go into effect on Friday.
Tracy was scheduled to teach three classes during the upcoming spring semester. FAU said alternative instructors will be assigned to teach those classes.READ MORE: No Bond For Accused Hollywood Cop Killer Jason Banegas Who Was Released From From Jail 30 Days Ago On Juvie Probation
The school first issued a “Notice of Proposed Discipline” to Tracy on December 16th.
Tracy had 10 days to appeal, but it is unknown if he did.
The parents of 6-year-old victim Noah Pozner said Tracy has harassed them, demanding proof their son existed.MORE NEWS: Walt Disney World Debuts "Genie" And "Genie+" Which Create Customized Daily Itineraries
A total of 26 people, 20 of them children, were gunned down at their school in Newtown, Connecticut in 2012.