Man accused of threatening to bomb Springfield church
SPRINGFIELD (AP) - A southwestern Missouri man is accused of threatening to blow up a church and kill everyone in the congregation.
The Springfield News-Leader reports Greene County prosecutors charged 31-year-old Aaron Woodard of Springfield with a felony count of making a terrorist threat. He's also charged with a misdemeanor count of disrupting a place of worship.
Court documents allege Woodard entered Springfield's Immanuel Baptist Church about 11 a.m. on July 5 and began to yell obscenities as 70 people sat for Sunday service.
Authorities allege Woodard threatened to blow up the church and murder everyone inside.
Church members escorted Woodard out of the building.
Online court records didn't show Thursday whether Woodard had an attorney.
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