Trial for Kalispell man in online threats case

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KALISPELL, Mont. (AP) — The trial of a Kalispell man suspected of making online threats to schools and religious groups has been delayed.

The Missoulian reports ( that the trial of David Lenio was continued until March 4.

Lenio was arrested in February 2015 for posting messages on Twitter threatening school children and Jewish people.

It's the second time his trial has been delayed.

The first delay came after Lenio's attorney said a plea deal was in the works. That triggered concern among local human rights activists that a felony intimidation charge against the defendant could be reduced to a misdemeanor.


Information from: Flathead Beacon,

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