Northeastern Employee Under Investigation For Potentially Staging Explosion: REPORT

Federal authorities are investigating if an employee who reported a Tuesday evening explosion at Northeastern University in Boston, Massachusetts, may have staged it and lied to investigators, law enforcement officials told The Associated Press.

Authorities said the Northeastern employee claimed a hard plastic case exploded, the outlet reported. A note inside the case criticized virtual reality and referenced Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, but no explosives were found, an official said.

An official claimed investigators found inconsistencies in the employee’s words, and his injuries did not match typical explosion-consistent wounds, according to the AP.

The Boston Police Department said it received 9-1-1 calls claiming a “bomb” went off. The FBI announced that personnel from it’s Boston Joint Terrorism Task Force were helping the Boston police in the investigation.

Another package close to Boston’s nearby Museum of Fine Arts was neutralized by the city’s bomb squad, the AP reported.

Is Biden the ultimate embarrassment to our country?*

This poll gives you free access to your premium politics email newsletter. Subscribe at any time.

Neither the Boston Police Department nor the FBI’s national press office immediately responded to the Daily Caller News Foundation’s request for comment.

Content created by The Daily Caller News Foundation is available without charge to any eligible news publisher that can provide a large audience. For licensing opportunities of our original content, please contact licensing@dailycallernewsfoundation.org.

Content created by The Daily Caller News Foundation is available without charge to any eligible news publisher that can provide a large audience. For licensing opportunities of our original content, please contact licensing@dailycallernewsfoundation.org.


Patriot911News depends on the support of readers like you. Donate now


Author Profile

Daily Caller News Foundation
Daily Caller News Foundation
The Daily Caller News Foundation is a guest author for NRN. They are a non-profit providing original investigative reporting from a team of professional reporters that operates for the public benefit.