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Student accused of making terroristic threat against East High pleads not guilty

March 22, 2018 12:06 PM

The student accused of making a threat against East High School appeared in court Thursday morning.

Abigail Hernandez, 21, is accused of threatening to shoot students at East High School back in February. Police say that Hernandez used a fake Facebook account to post the threat. 

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On Thursday, her attorney entered not guilty pleas to two counts of making a terroristic threat on her behalf.

Hernandez will be held without bail. Her attorney agreed to that so Hernandez can remain at the Monroe County Jail rather than being returned to the federal detention center in Batavia, where she has been held since February.

Her trial is set to begin Aug. 20 at 9:30 a.m.

Hernandez still faces deportation because ICE says she's an undocumented immigrant.

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