Official: Parents sought counseling f...

Official: Parents sought counseling for bomb plot student

There are 2 comments on the The Associated Press story from Apr 21, 2008, titled Official: Parents sought counseling for bomb plot student . In it, The Associated Press reports that:

“He's just a soft-spoken little kid”

A teenager accused of plotting to bomb his high school is a straight-A student whose parents sought help from mental health experts when he slammed his head into a wall last week, authorities said Monday.

Ryan Schallenberger's parents took him to a hospital three days before his Saturday arrest after he made a 4-inch indentation in the wallboard, prosecutor Jay Hodge said at a court hearing.

Schallenberger, 18, was not badly injured, but his parents also called a local mental health clinic that offered no help, Hodge said. A spokesman for the clinic would not confirm or deny any contact with the family, citing state law. Read more

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mimi1950

Sanford, NC

#1 Apr 22, 2008
This young man had the world ahead of him...He came from a background, that financially, left alot to be desired. He had won the Newberry Award, and had a FULL four year ride to Clemson University....Do you believe any person, who is not in need of mental help, would give all of this up for a few minutes of fame? This scholarship and his brains would have given him things he would have never been able to achieve on his own. I think this whole situation is so sad..
Mary

United States

#2 Apr 23, 2008
my heart goes out to the parents of this boy. they must be devastated beyond belief. thank god they acted when they did instead of hiding their heads in the sand, they saved a lot of lives.

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