Close  

Man angry about his virginity threatens to shoot women

/ 01:17 PM April 13, 2019

Christopher W. Cleary  (Utah County Jail via AP)

SALT LAKE CITY — A man has pleaded guilty to a felony terroristic threat charge after authorities said he threatened to target women in a mass shooting because he couldn’t get a girlfriend.

Utah prosecutor Chad Grunander tells the Deseret News that 27-year-old Christopher W. Cleary of Denver was in court on Thursday.U

ADVERTISEMENT

Police said Cleary wrote on Facebook he was planning to become a mass shooter because he was still a virgin and wanted to kill as many women as possible.

He was arrested during a trip to Provo, Utah, on January 19, the same day women’s marches were held around the country. Colorado authorities have said he was on probation after stalking and threatening women there.

FEATURED STORIES

His attorney Dustin Parmley did not immediately return a message seeking comment.

Read Next
LATEST STORIES
MOST READ
Don't miss out on the latest news and information.
View comments

Subscribe to INQUIRER PLUS to get access to The Philippine Daily Inquirer & other 70+ titles, share up to 5 gadgets, listen to the news, download as early as 4am & share articles on social media. Call 896 6000.

TAGS: Christopher W. Cleary, Shooting, Utah, Virginity, Women
For feedback, complaints, or inquiries, contact us.
newsinfo

Survey: 41% of Filipinos expect better times ahead

November 20, 2019 03:02 AM

entertainment

Killer looks

November 20, 2019 12:20 AM

entertainment

Satisfying payoff for best actress Alessandra de Rossi

November 20, 2019 12:15 AM



© Copyright 1997-2019 INQUIRER.net | All Rights Reserved

We use cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website. By continuing, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. To find out more, please click this link.