Spokane PD: Suspicious Package Is Just A Normal Mail Package - Spokane, North Idaho News & Weather KHQ.com

Spokane PD: Suspicious Package Is Just A Normal Mail Package

SPOKANE, Wash. - Spokane Police re-opened several streets just before noon on Tuesday after determining that a suspicious package found near the Federal Courthouse was just a regular package and not dangerous.

The timing of the package's discovery was considered strange, given that Kevin Harpham, the Spokane Backpack Bomber, was being sentenced to 32 years inside the Federal Courthouse. He pleaded guilty to placing a bomb in downtown Spokane this past January.

Several streets in downtown Spokane were closed for about an hour and a half while police, and even the bomb squad, checked out the package.   

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