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Man in custody after threats at Edmond church

Michael Seockjin Moon, 18, was arrested Monday after employees at First Presbyterian Church said a man threatened to kill them. One Edmond school was on lockdown during the search for the suspect.
by Diana Baldwin Modified: March 4, 2013 at 6:41 pm •  Published: March 4, 2013

Moon did not make threats toward any school, Parks-Schlepp said.

After learning about the threat at First Presbyterian Church later in the morning, and hearing the suspect description, the Memorial High School resource officer looked up Moon's photo and address and provided it to Edmond detectives who, according to police, showed it to church personnel who made a positive ID that the photo matched the description of the person who walked into the church about 8:15 and made verbal threats, Parks-Schlepp said in a news release.

Moon was a student in Edmond Public Schools from August 2005 through August 2012, and graduated from Edmond Memorial High School last spring, according to the news release.

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by Diana Baldwin
Sr. Reporter
Diana Baldwin has been an Oklahoma journalist since 1976 and came to The Oklahoman in 1991. She covered the Oklahoma City bombing and covered the downfall of Oklahoma City police forensic chemist Joyce Gilchrist misidentifying evidence. She wrote...
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