South Shields man pleads guilty to threats to kill over Facebook

An internet troll today admitted threatening to kill 200 US citizens in Facebook posts which led to thousands of children having to stay off school.

Reece Elliott, from South Shields, South Tyneside, appeared at Newcastle Crown Court.

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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.