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Mark Twain School student pleads guilty to school threat

HANNIBAL, MO (WGEM) — A student has pleaded guilty to making a threat towards Mark Twain Junior-Senior High School via Snapchat.

According to the Ralls County Prosecuting Attorney, Tyler Lanier pleaded guilty to the Class E Felony of Making a Terrorist Threat in the Second Degree on Monday in Hannibal.

Judge Rachel Bringer Shepard ordered a Sentencing Assessment Report and set sentencing in the case for Tuesday July 2 and the Ralls County Courthouse in New London.

On the evening of Sunday, February 10, officials with the Ralls County R-II School District notified the Sheriff’s Office of an alleged threat towards Mark Twain Junior-Senior High School made via Snapchat.

Ralls County Sheriff Chief Deputy Ronald Haught stated that deputies reviewed the postings and arrested Tyler Lanier, 17, of Center, Missouri.

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Jim Roberts

Social Media & Digital Content Manager

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