Police: Teacher found zip-tied in Bothell classroom admitted to making up story, staging crime scene
BOTHELL, Wash. -- A Bothell High School teacher found injured in his classroom earlier this year has now admitted to intentionally injuring himself, zip-tieing his neck and staging the crime scene, police said Tuesday in a news conference. According to Bothell police, Calvin Pygott, 63, agreed to take a polygraph test after investigators received the final results from evidence processing at the WSP Crime Lab. Police said Pygott showed signs that he was not telling the truth.