UPDATE: Woman admits threatening to kill Trump, according to prosecutor.

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WHEELING, W.Va. (AP) - UPDATED 5/20/19 6:10 PM
A West Virginia woman has acknowledged that she threatened to kill President Donald Trump.

A prosecutor said Monday that 25-year-old Taryn Corrinne Henthorn of Middlebourne pleaded guilty in federal court in Wheeling. Authorities say Henthorn made the threat on Facebook and elsewhere in January.

Henthorn faces up to five years in prison and a $250,000 fine at sentencing.

No sentencing date was immediately set.


ORIGINAL STORY 2/6/2019
A West Virginia woman has been indicted on charges of threatening to kill President Donald Trump.

A federal grand jury in Wheeling on Tuesday indicted 25-year-old Taryn Corrinne Henthorn of Middlebourne.

Prosecutors say Henthorn made the threat on Facebook and elsewhere last month.

Henthorn faces up to five years in prison and a $250,000 fine on each of three counts if convicted.

It's unclear if Henthorn has a lawyer.