Alabama Teen Sends Threatening Message to Black Classmate

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The Riverchase Career Connection Center (WVTM 13).

A 15-year-old Alabama teen is facing a misdemeanor charge after he allegedly sent a classmate an “alarming message” through iPhone AirDrop on August 13.

The Riverchase Career Connection Center (RC3) student allegedly sent a fellow student a message that read “tomorrow all chocolate kids will die.” The message’s recipient notified school officials, who then contacted Hoover City Police.

Hoover City Schools Superintendent Kathy Murphy told AL.com the school reviewed security camera footage from when the AirDrop message occurred. School officials knew the person responsible was in close proximity to the student who received the threatening message because AirDrop only works within a 30-foot perimeter.

After studying the footage, school officials, school resource officers, and police interviewed students identified as suspects based on the footage. A sophomore interviewee eventually confessed to sending the threatening message.

Murphy, who did not immediately respond to The North Star’s…

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