BOSTON – Northeastern University employee Jason Duhaime was arrested following aon campus last month.
The FBI’s Boston office said Tuesday that a man from Texas has been arrested in connection with the September 13 incident. More information is expected at an 11:30 a.m. press conference with U.S. Attorney for Massachusetts Rachael Rollins’ office.
Federal prosecutors said in a criminal complaint that Duhaime has been charged with conveying false information and hoaxes related to an explosive device and making materially false, fictitious and fraudulent statements to an agency of the U.S. government.
Duhaime was the person injured during the explosion and prosecutors said he was also allegedly the one who called 911.
The explosion was reported outside of Holmes Hall. Sources told the WBZ-TV I-Team a staff member opened a hard suitcase called a Pelican case, but the case did not have any gun powder or explosives in it.
The victim, who prosecutors now say was Duhaime, ended up with minor injuries to his hands and was taken to a hospital to be treated. No students were hurt.
Following the explosion, sources told the I-Team that police were investigating at the
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