A Milford Elementary fifth-grade student has admitted to leaving a second threat inside a bathroom stall last week at Milford School, according to Milford Police.
Milford Police along with the Kosciusko County Sheriff’s Department Wawasee School Resource Officer Dalis Owens met with Milford School officials Tuesday at 3 p.m. in regards to a student interview after school officials had obtained a confession from the fifth grade student as to his involvement in writing a second “copy cat” threat. Parents provided permission for authorities to speak to the student.
The youth was released to his parents and the information regarding the incident will be passed on to the Kosciusko County Prosecutor and probation offices for further review and potential charges.
Milford Town Marshal Rich Miotto stated the initial written threat at Milford School was located in a bathroom stall on April 16 is still under investigation at this time. Milford Police were assisted in the
investigation by the Kosciusko County Prosecutor’s Office, probation department and the sheriff’s department.
The Kosciusko County Prosecutor’s Office advises that the defendant’s charge is merely an accusation and the defendant is presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.