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DA gets more phone warrants in school stabbings

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GREENSBURG, Pa. (AP) - County detectives have gotten a search warrant for the records of cellphones belonging to two family members of a boy charged with stabbing 20 students and a security guard at his western Pennsylvania high school.

Westmoreland County detectives are trying to determine whether 16-year-old Alex Hribal, of Murrysville, used the phones to threaten any of the students he stabbed on April 9 at Franklin Regional High School.

Hribal's attorney doesn't dispute his role in the stabbings, but has suggested the boy may have been bullied. Police have said they haven't found any evidence to support that.

Investigators previously obtained a warrant for Hribal's cellphone records, but got another one Monday for phones belonging to two family members whom authorities are not naming.

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