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Man charged, accused of threatening University Hospital


The University of Missouri Police Department amped up its security after University Hospital allegedly received a threat last week.

Raymond G. Utter was charged on Friday after he allegedly threatened the hospital on Wednesday. According to court documents, Utter sent a Facebook message to someone saying that his wife was killed by the hospital.

Utter allegedly said he planned a lot and will one day set it off, according to court documents. He also said he owes a person named Dan.

"There is nothing like the hunting of a man and once you hunt a man you won't hunt nothing else," Utter allegedly said in one of the messages.

During the Facebook messenger conversation, Utter allegedly sent photos of himself with guns, court documents said. Utter is a convicted felon and is not supposed to have guns.

Utter was charged with second-degree terrorist threat. A warrant for his arrest has been ordered with no bond set.

Columbia / News / Terrorism / Top Stories / University of Missouri

Madison Fleck

Madison Fleck is the content editor for ABC 17 News.


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