Wednesday Update: Michigan AD Warde Manuel spoke to reporters, saying he was “concerned” about the threat and that the university was looking into it. Michigan is not identifying the source of the threatening tweets, but did clarify that Elysee Mbem-Bosse left the program in November.
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Update: University of Michigan police have launched an investigation into the tweets below. No arrests have been made and no charges have been leveed. From MLive:
The University of Michigan Police Department launched an investigation Monday night into social media threats apparently aimed at the Michigan football coach, Melissa Overton, deputy chief and department spokeswoman confirmed to MLive on Tuesday.
Overton would not go into detail of the those threats, citing an ongoing investigation. No one has been arrested or charged.
Michigan inside linebacker Elysee Mbem-Bosse apparently sent a series of threatening tweets last night that appear to be aimed at Wolverine head coach Jim Harbaugh.
The tweets have since been deleted, but Reddit user Cappy412 was able to screen shot a bunch of them. In the tweets laid out, it appears that Mbem-Bosse was upset about being suspended from the team after tending to a “family crisis.” The player is no longer listed on the Wolverines spring roster.
Here’s a look a the tweets, shared on Reddit.
Certainly a bit of a disturbing situation. We’ll continue to update this article as more information on the situation comes to light.
Until then, stay tuned to The Scoop for the latest.