Carlan Walker (Photo: Jonesboro Police Department)
JONESBORO, Ark. (KTHV) - The 44-year-old Jonesboro man accused of creating a bomb scare at Arkansas State University in Jonesboro was acquitted Monday in court.
According to the Craighead County Prosecutor's Office a judge acquitted Carlan Walker because of a mental defect.
On September 18, the university evacuated a dormitory, the International Student Center and surrounding parking lots after Walker claimed there were bombs inside University Hall and in a vehicle nearby.
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