Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Dennehy Helped Recruit Thomas.(State)

Byline: Mark Smith Journal Staff Writer

But De La Rosa Says Friendship Soured

WACO, Texas -- Missing Baylor University basketball player Patrick Dennehy roomed with and helped recruit the player who later allegedly threatened him, Dennehy's girlfriend said Wednesday.

Jessica De La Rosa of Albuquerque said Harvey Thomas was a roommate of Dennehy's "for about three weeks at the end of the spring semester" in Waco.

"Patrick helped recruit Harvey to come to Baylor," she said in a telephone interview. "When Harvey came out on his visit, Patrick took him around."

In a search warrant affidavit released Monday, De La Rosa told Waco detective Robert Fuller that a person named "Harvey" had threatened Dennehy. In the document seeking to examine the contents of Dennehy's computer, Fuller said ''it is believed that Dennehy may have communicated this information via electronic mail to friends. …

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