Mississippi Man Arrested for Cyber-Stalking

By: The Associated Press
By: The Associated Press

Officials say a 20-year-old Biloxi man has been arrested on charges of cyber-stalking after he threatened on Facebook to kill a family.

The Sun Herald reports that Byron Charles Miller threatened to kill a 17-year-old girl and her parents in posts on Facebook and another website, according to Sgt. Donnie Dobbs of the Biloxi

Dobbs said Miller threatened the family because they were pursuing a charge against him for obscene electronic communications.

Police seized two desktop computers and a laptop
computer from Miller's home, he said.

Miller was taken to Harrison County jail on a $100,000 bond set by Justice Court Judge Albert Fountain.

Miller faces a sentence of up to five years in prison and a $10,000 fine, if convicted.

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