Hawaii juvenile accused of making threats against Kershaw Co. school contacted by FBI, local police
COLUMBIA, S.C. (WIS) - Kershaw County Sheriff Lee Boan announced Thursday that the juvenile accused of making threats on social media against Lugoff-Elgin High School has been contacted by the FBI and the Honolulu Police Department.
The Kershaw County Sheriff’s Office (KCSO) said their initial findings found a fake account and that the threats weren’t credible.
Boan said further investigation linked it to someone in Hawaii who was impersonating a student from the school online. He said that investigators had spoken with the student and that this isn’t the first instance of someone impersonating them.
Boan said the student had been speaking with the individual before the threats were made.
He shared that because of the distance, his department is unable to arrest this individual but is working to bring them to justice and will be sharing further updates on the case.
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