A California man has been convicted of posting on-line threats and sending malicious messages to relations of victims of the 2018 Florida college capturing.
Court docket data present 22-year-old Brandon Fleury of Santa Ana, California, was discovered responsible on Tuesday by a federal jury of cyberstalking and threatening a kidnapping. He faces as much as 20 years in jail at sentencing Dec. 2.
Trial proof exhibits Fleury used 13 completely different Instagram accounts to focus on individuals near the 17 highschool college students and workers killed within the mass capturing at Marjory Stoneman Douglas Excessive Faculty. One message learn “I killed your family members ha ha ha.”
A lot of Fleury’s messages used the picture of 21-year-old Nikolas Cruz, who faces the demise penalty if convicted of the shootings.