Law enforcement officials determine stadium bomb threat not credible

Updated 47 weeks ago Special to HNN Provided by Marshall University

HUNTINGTON, W.Va.— Law enforcement officials, including the Marshall University Police Department and the West Virginia State Police, have determined that a bomb threat received early this morning for the university's Joan C. Edwards Stadium was not a credible threat.

According to MUPD Chief Jim Terry, the telephone threat was received by 911 officials, and officers responded immediately to secure and search the premises. After a thorough search, they determined the call was a hoax and that there was no need to issue an alert to the campus community.

The investigation into who made the call is ongoin

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