Man Pleads Guilty to Bomb at Sprint
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RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) _ A man has pleaded guilty to a charge related to the discovery of two small bombs at a Sprint regional office.
Christopher Scott McMillan pleaded guilty Monday in federal court to one of the five charges against him, attempting to damage a building by either fire or explosives. The four other charges will be dismissed.
McMillan, 37, of Durham, faces five to 20 years in prison and a fine of up to $250,000.
He suffered a hand injury on Aug. 28 when a small device he was carrying detonated in the Sprint office in Youngsville, near Raleigh. No one else was injured.
Investigators said they found a second small device at his desk and bomb-making materials at his home.
No motive has been made public.
Court records say a pipe bomb found at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill on Aug. 27 was virtually identical to the second bomb found at the Sprint office. No charges have been filed in that case.