FBI investigates threatening Miami parade tweets

Twitter users mentions Boston Marathon bombings, Miami Heat championship parade

Author: Ben Candea, Senior Web Producer, bcandea@local10.com
Published On: Jun 21 2013 12:14:31 PM CDT
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Tweet2 Authorities are investigating tweets linking the Miami Heat's championship parade with the Boston Marathon bombings.

User @Kris_Mexicanese tweeted: "What if what happened in Boston at that marathon happened also at the miami heat parade ? That'd be soo cool." He sent another saying: "Boston is gonna occur again so I've heard ? RT : Championship parade Monday at 11:00 a.m."

He later tweeted another user, indicating he was joking, saying: "This was almost funny ... Just ALMOST LOL IT'S TWITTER relax lmao it's jokes."

The FBI, Miami Police Department, and Florida Department of Law Enforcement are investigating.

Anyone with information on the incident is asked to call the FBI at 305-944-9101.