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...