Iowa Inmate Charged with Threatening to Kill Federal Judge

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ANAMOSA, Iowa – An Iowa man already serving time in Anamosa State Penitentiary has been charged with threatening a federal judge.

A federal grand jury in the Northern District of Iowa charged Matthew James Howard with threats against a federal judge and mailing a threatening communication. He’s currently serving time on burglary and robbery convictions.

The indictment alleges on or around November 30th of 2017, Howard wrote and mailed a letter to United States District Court Judge Linda Reade threatening to kill her.

If convicted, Howard could face up to 10 years in federal prison.

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