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Man arrested for bomb threat against Mississippi university


September 28, 2017

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A Tennessee man has turned himself in for making a bomb threat against a Mississippi university.

Jackson State University officials said Christopher Ashleigh Jones turned himself in to university police on Wednesday. Officials tell WJTV-TV that the 20-year-old is a Memphis, Tennessee, resident who has a girlfriend who attends the university.

The bomb threat was made Friday against a dormitory at Jackson State.

Jones is being held at the Hinds County jail on charges of false reporting of an explosive device.

University spokesman L.A. Warren says Jones admits making th...

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