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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
District of Kansas

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Tuesday, October 15, 2019

Wichita Man Sentenced For Threatening Operation Rescue worker

WICHITA, KAN. – A Wichita man was sentenced today to 12 months and a day in prison for threatening an employee of the pro-life organization Operation Rescue, U.S. Attorney Stephen McAllister said.

Christopher M. Thompson, 22, Wichita, Kan., pleaded guilty of one count of making a threat. In his plea, he admitted making three phone calls to Operation Rescue in one day containing threats against the group’s employees.

McAllister commended the FBI, the Wichita Police Department and Assistant U.S. Attorney Jason Hart for their work on the case.

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Updated October 15, 2019