Arrest made in Knox County school threat case

BARBOURVILLE, Ky. (WTVQ) – A man was arrested Wednesday afternoon, accused of making threats against an elementary school in Knox County, according to State Police.

Investigators say 43-year old Kenneth Miller, of Barbourville, made a threat toward Lay Elementary School and said in a phone call, “If schools don’t start doing something for special needs, parents are going to start shooting up schools.  Am I supposed to beat up the principal?”

State Police say they obtained an arrest warrant for Miller and took him into custody at his home.

He was charged with Terroristic Threatening 2nd Degree, according to KSP.

Miller was lodged in the Knox County Detention Center.

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