[The Crimson] One year later, Kim apologizes for Harvard bomb threat hoax

November 26, 2014
Eldo Kim (Harvard Crimson)

Eldo Kim (Harvard Crimson)

Eldo Kim, the Harvard undergraduate charged with threatening to bomb four campus buildings last December, spoke out on Tuesday for the first time since his actions brought the University to a halt nearly a year ago, publishing a statement in The Harvard Crimson apologizing for his actions.

In the statement, Kim took full responsibility for theemailed bomb threats, which he sent to the Harvard University Police Department, The Harvard Crimson, and two Harvard officials half an hour before he was scheduled to take a final exam at 9 a.m. on Dec. 16, 2013. The threats triggered responses from local, state, and federal authorities, as well as the evacuation of the Science Center, Emerson, Sever, and Thayer halls, the buildings in which Kim allegedly wrote he planted the bombs. Authorities also locked down Harvard Yard.

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