Trial begins for man accused in high school bomb threat

Trial begins for man accused in high school bomb threat
Spirlin J. Edwards' convicted at bomb trial in Summit County. (Source: Stow Police)

STOW, OH (WOIO) - Seven months after placing the call, the trial of a man accused of phoning a bomb threat to a high school has begun.

Prosecutors say Spirlin J. Edwards called Stow-Munroe Falls High School May 8, 2015 and told the receptionist there was a bomb in the building and it would "go boom."

Students and staff evacuated the building but a search turned up nothing.

Edwards is charged with inducing panic and telecommunications harassment.

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