Man sentenced to 3 years in prison for threatening to kill Fauci

Anthony Fauci
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A West Virginia man has been sentenced to over three years in prison after sending emails threatening to kill Dr. Anthony Fauci and his family.

U.S. District Judge Paula Xinis sentenced 56-year-old Thomas Patrick Connally, Jr. to 37 months in prison and three years of supervised release for threatening Fauci and other health officials, including former National Institutes of Health Director Dr. Francis Collins and Dr. Rachel Levine, assistant secretary for health at the Department of Health and Human Services, according to a Department of Justice news release.

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