In Brief: UK man charged over alleged Facebook threat to kill 200 people in Tennessee
Published 10/02/2013 | 04:00
A British man was charged yesterday after he allegedly posted a threat on Facebook to kill 200 people in the US state of Tennessee, authorities said.
Reece Elliott, 24, from near Newcastle, has been charged with making malicious comments, which led to 2,900 children skipping class in Warren County, police said. He did not enter a plea and was ordered to remain in custody.
The online posting was made anonymously on a memorial page set up for a Tennessee student who died in October.
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