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School cleared after bomb threat at Murray High School

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UPDATE: 1:00 p.m. January 26, 2021

The Murray Police Department is offering new details on the bomb threat at the Murray High School Tuesday.

The Department received a call stating there were bombs at the high school around 8:10 a.m.

Multiple officers were already on scene and alerted the school of the call.

The school was evacuated and a sweep of the school was performed. The campus was thoroughly searched multiple times, and it was officially determined to be safe around 10:25 AM.

Kentucky State Police, Calloway County Sheriff’s Office, Murray State University Police, and the ATF assisted on scene.

An investigation into the call is ongoing.

UPDATE: 12:20 p.m. January 26, 2021

The Murray Independent School District says law enforcement cleared the building and no bomb was found.


MURRAY, KY (WSIL) -- Murray High School in Murray, KY has received a bomb threat.

The Murray Independent School District says all students have been moved to the track and students are being dismissed early today.

RELATED: Students, staff safe after lockdown at Murray High School

Students may be picked up on Johnson Boulevard, just next to the MHS Tennis Courts.

Stay with News 3 as we continue to receive updates on this developing story.

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