Facebook posts lead to man's arrest after bomb threat

November 17, 2010 (CHICAGO)

Eighteen-year-old Cameron McKoy appeared in court Tuesday and prosecutors asked that he be kept behind bars.

McKoy is suspected of making repeated threats to a residence hall on the Macomb campus. Students created a Facebook page to talk about the threats. McKoy allegedly posted a message claiming responsibility.

Federal investigators reportedly traced the post to McKoy. No bombs were ever found.

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