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By Lucas Walsh
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Eastern bomb threat unfounded

Email threat sent to nine universities


Last updated 5/25/2023 at 9:24am

CHENEY — Eastern Washington University investigators have ruled a May 12 bomb threat a hoax.

The investigation started after the university Admissions Office receive an email threatening to detonate a bomb, according to a campus police field report. The threat was also made at eight other universities around the country.

At about 8 a.m. May 12, an employee reported the threat on the police non-emergency line, a police report said. Officer G. Karlis took lead on the investigation.

The email purportedly was from “Emily Quan,” of Ambler, Penn., the report said. The writer claimed to hav...

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