Sentencing due for Facebook shooting threats

Reece Elliott, from South Shields, made threats against 200 children in a school in Tennessee, causing thousands of children in the area to miss school.

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Full Report: Guilty plea for Facebook threats

A man from South Shields has pleaded guilty to using Facebook to threaten to gun down 200 American school children.

His message led to thousands of children being kept off school.

Reece Eilliott posted the abuse in the months after a high school massacre in America, and it resulted in an FBI manhunt and armed guards in Tennessee's schools.

However, Elliott admitted today that he was the person behind it all.

Watch the full report from Dan Ashby below.

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