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Tyler County woman admits to threat against President Trump

For Immediate Release
U.S. Attorney's Office, Northern District of West Virginia

WHEELING, WEST VIRGINIA – Taryn Corinne Henthorn, of Middlebourne, West Virginia, has admitted to threatening the President’s life, United States Attorney Bill Powell announced.

Henthorn, age 25, pled guilty to one count of “Threatening to Kill the President of the United States.” Henthorn admitted to threatening 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. 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.

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

Senior U.S. District Judge Frederick P. Stamp, Jr. presided.

Updated May 20, 2019

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