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TODAY   |  April 17, 2014

Man arrested at 2014 Boston Marathon being evaluated

Kevin Edson, who was carrying a backpack with a rice cooker and acting strangely at the one-year anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombing, is being evaluated at a psychiatric facility. His most serious charge is making a false bomb threat, which could lead to up to 20 years in history.

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>>> the man arrested at the boston marathon anniversary ceremonies is under evaluation at a psychiatric facility. 25-year-old kevan edson was carrying a backpack with a rice cooker inside and was acting strangely when police stopped him on tuesday. the most serious charge against edson is making a false bomb threat which carries a sentence of 20 years in prison.