Lubbock prisoner accused of threatening the President - KCBD NewsChannel 11 Lubbock

8/13/10

Lubbock prisoner accused of threatening the President

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LUBBOCK, TX (KCBD) - An inmate at Lubbock's Montford Prison Unit is accused of threatening the President.

This week, a federal judge ordered that Christopher Lynn Oliphant be moved from state prison to federal custody. He will be tested for mental competency by either a psychologist or psychiatrist.

Court records say Oliphant wrote a letter in which he said he would strap a bomb to himself and kill the President.

Again, from court records, he also wrote that if he couldn't do it, then one of his Muslim brothers would do it.

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