16-year-old in custody after Facebook threats

PEMISCOT COUNTY, MO (KFVS) - A 16-year-old student was taken into custody in Pemiscot County for threats made against students and school officials on Facebook.

The Pemiscot County Sheriff's Office began investigating Monday after threats were made on Facebook toward Delta C-7 School officials and some of the students.

Tuesday morning, investigators waited for the suspected student to come to school.

When the 16-year-old male student showed up late to class, he was taken into custody and was turned over to the Pemiscot County Juvenile Office.

School officials and the school resource office recovered some additional evidence concerning the threats on Wednesday.

No word on any charges.  The investigation continues.

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