Inmate Sentenced For Threatening President Obama, AG Lynch

An Arizona inmate, Roger Dale Godwin, was sentenced in federal court to 4 years in prison after pleading guilty to making threats against President Obama, and then-Attorney General Loretta Lynch.

According to prosecutors, in June 2016, while an inmate in the U.S. Penitentiary in Tucson, Godwin threatened to injure or kill President Obama and AG Lynch, along with a Bureau of Prisons employee in letters he placed into the outgoing prison mail.

Godwin, according to the Department of Justice,.must serve his four years consecutive to a 2014 sentence he is separately serving for mailing threats to judges and law enforcement while an inmate in the Wisconsin Department of Corrections.

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