Student pleads not guilty in explosives case

MURRAY, Ky. (AP) - A Murray State University student who was charged after campus police found explosives in his dorm room has entered a not guilty plea to four charges of wanton endangerment.

The Paducah Sun reports ( Attorney Ricky Lamkin entered the plea Monday in Calloway Circuit Court for 18-year-old David Wilson of Florissant, Mo.

Lamkin has said that his client made a mistake, but he never intended to hurt anyone or blow up the building,

An affidavit by campus police says Wilson consented to a search of his room on Jan. 31 and officers found black powder mixed with ammonium nitrate, a pipe and a fuse.

A status hearing was set for April 23.

Information from: The Paducah Sun,

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