I will have MarkO from our Media Relations contact you about a press release concerning thedraining ofthe duckpond. In light of the Washington Post story about thehard drive and the duckpond, we might aswell release why the pond is beingdrained. The pond will be drained around the 24th. I'll be inmeetingswith the Governor's panel most of the day tomorrow but I'll try tocontact you sometime during the day.
Wendell R. FlinchumChief of PoliceVirginia Tech PoliceSterrett Facilities Complex0523Blacksburg,VA 24061(540)231-6183
Geller, Corinne [mailto:Corinne.Geller@vsp.virginia.gov]
Tuesday, June 19, 2007 5:55 PM
Flaherty, W.Steven, Colonel; Northern, Robert B., Lt. Colonel; Marshall, John (GOV);Flinchum,Wendell
Panel given broader powers Tuesday, Jun 19, 2007-02:27PM Updated: 02:57 PM Gov. Timothy M. Kaine has ordered VirginiaTech to provide all educational and health recordsabout the Tech gunmanrequested by his panel investigating the murders of 32 students andprofessors.With the consent of the family of Seung-Hui Cho, Techalready has given the 8-member panelsome mental health records about thestudent responsible for the April 16 rampage.In an executiveorder given the commission broad powers, including subpoena powers, Kainestressed that the information should be handed over provided it doesn't violatestate and federalprivacy laws.
Tuesday, June 19,2007 6:15 PM
RE: VT Panel