UPDATE: More news on the violence threats made on FaceBook for schools in Warren County
Posted: Friday, February 8, 2013 6:23 am
Update... The man who allegedly made the threat to commit violence against schools in Warren County, TN via FaceBook has been apprehended in England. According to WSMV, "Reece Elliott, 24, is accused of making the anonymous post Wednesday that he planned to "kill hopefully at least 200" students, according to a statement from police in Northumbria, England."
The threats were made on the FaceBook page Caitlyn Talley who died in an automobile accident last year in Warren County. Authorities believe that the person who posted the messages is hiding behind a different name. The culprit allegedly went as far as commenting on different posts on the FaceBook page suggesting that he had a bullet for the person making the comments about Talley. The T.B.I. helped with the investigation.
Multiple threats were made by the subject who called himself "Christos Fixed Gilarnes" on FaceBook. The account in question has been shutdown by the user.Law enforcement beefed up security at every Warren County School Thursday and Friday. After news spread throughout the county of the threat, many parents kept their children at home. In fact, over 2,900 students failed to show up for school on Thursday. Director of Schools Bobby Cox said those students will not have the absence count against them.