Suspect in Hinckley Death Threat will be Held, Evaluated

Suspect in Hinckley Death Threat will be Held, Evaluated

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(Salt Lake City -- KSL TV) The man who allegedly issued online death threats against the president of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints will remain in custody and undergo a psychiatric evaluation.

A U.S. Magistrate ordered Jay Richard Morrison to remain in federal -custody until his evaluation is complete, somewhere within about 30 to 45 days.

Federal prosecutors filed a felony -complaint last week accusing Morrison of sending threatening interstate communications in two separate postings to an online newsgroup.

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