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Sheriff's Office Responds to Threats Made by HS Student  

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  September 14, 2018

CONTACT: Shari Ireton, Snohomish County Sheriff’s Officeshari.ireton@snoco.org, 425-388-3377, Media line: 425-249-6263

EVERETT, Wash. – Just after 10 p.m. last night, the Sheriff's Office was notified by dispatch that threats had been made on social media by a student at Archbishop Murphy High School in unincorporated Snohomish County. The threats did not mention any specific person, but the 16 year-old male student stated that he was going to kill someone in a post on Snapchat.  Patrol contacted the student and a parent at his home. The student admitted to making the threat. It was confirmed that the student did not have access to firearms. No arrests were made since the message was not made towards any specific person or the school.  The incident remains under investigation.

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