Former Boeing Worker Charged With Bomb Threats

By: Associated Press Email
By: Associated Press Email

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A former Boeing worker is charged with sending
bomb threats to some of the company's top executives.

Federal authorities say they found more than 100 guns at the
home of Gino Turrella, who worked as a flexible machine operator
from 1987 to 2005.

A grand jury has returned a 16-count indictment against
Turrella, charging him with making threats and identity theft.

He's scheduled for a detention hearing today in U.S. District
Court in Seattle.

Authorities say Turrella sent e-mails to a Boeing server
threatening to shoot up a Boeing building or strap himself with
explosives.

It's alleged that Turrella used an e-mail address that appeared
to belong to his former manager and that he signed the e-mail with
his former manager's name.


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