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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Lunchtime Report: Man pleads guilty to making Facebook threats to kill US children

A man from South Shields has admitted using Facebook to threaten to kill 200 American school children, which led to thousands of people staying off school.

Reece Eilliott posted the abuse on a tribute site for a girl who was killed in a car accident, but did it in the months after a high school massacre in America.

You can watch the lunchtime report from Dan Ashby below.

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