Utah Teen Pleads Guilty to School Bomb Plot

4 years 7 months 2 weeks ago April 17, 2012 Apr 17, 2012 Tuesday, April 17 2012 Tuesday, April 17, 2012 7:40:00 PM CDT in News
By: Associated Press

OGDEN, Utah - A 16-year-old Utah boy charged in a plot to blow up his high school has pleaded guilty and is being sentenced to six months in a secure youth center.The Roy High School student appeared in juvenile court Tuesday and entered the plea to a charge of possession of a weapon of mass destruction.

Police recovered no bomb, but conspiracy is an element of the charge. A classmate tipped authorities to the plot after receiving text messages from the juvenile. Eighteen-year-old Dallin Morgan was also charged in January on the same felony charge. He is set to appear May 14 for a preliminary hearing in Ogden's 2nd District Court.

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