Man arrested for social media death threat

9 months 1 week 21 hours ago Wednesday, November 09 2016 Nov 9, 2016 Wednesday, November 09, 2016 4:48:00 PM CST November 09, 2016 in News
By: Danielle Katz, KOMU 8 Digital Producer

COLUMBIA - Columbia Police arrested a man and accused him of harassment early Wednesday morning, saying he posted a threat on a social media site.

Police said Gregory Phipps, 23, admitted to posting on Erodr under his own name, making the following statement.

"I'll be in prison for awhile, but that's okay I guess. Some of you should be ready to die tomorrow. If you want to topple a country prison is the least I can do to show you what you deserve."

Police said the post was geo-tagged as coming from Columbia.

 

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