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“All clear” given at Jackson’s Mill as investigation continues into internal text

JACKON’S MILL, W.Va. — The “all clear” was given at Jackson’s Mill in Lewis County Friday afternoon following a several hour long investigation into a potential threat involving an internal text that went to several campers earlier in the day.

In a series of messages on Twitter at just before 3 p.m. Friday, the WVU Extension Service announced the “all clear” had been given after police determined the threat was not credible.

The extension service said those responsible had been removed from camp.

4-Hers between the ages of 14-21 are at the camp this week for Older Members Conference.

A series of texts Friday morning said police were called to the scene and campers were moved to a safe location after the text under investigation was received.

A second Twitter posting said Jackson’s Mill had been placed on lockdown. A third message said the incident was under investigation and invited parents to call Jackson’s Mill if they had any questions.

Two final messages Friday afternoon said both the investigation and camp programming itself were moving forward.

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