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Tyler County woman indicted on threat charges

February 5, 2019
Tyler Star News

WHEELING, WEST VIRGINIA -- Taryn Corinne Henthorn, of Middlebourne, West Virginia, was indicted by a federal grand today on threat charges, United States Attorney Bill Powell announced.

Henthorn, age 25, was indicted on three counts of "Threatening to Kill the President of the United States." Henthorn is accused of threatening on Facebook and elsewhere to kill President Donald Trump in January 2019 in Tyler County.

Henthorn faces up to five years incarceration and a fine of up to $250,000 for each count. Under the Federal Sentencing Guidelines, the actual sentence imposed will be based upon the seriousness of the offenses and the prior criminal history, if any, of the defendant.

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Taryn Corinne Henthorn

Assistant U.S. Attorney Randolph J. Bernard is prosecuting the case on behalf of the government. The United States Secret Service investigated.

An indictment is merely an accusation. A defendant is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.



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