Tuesday, July 29th, 2014

New York Man In Court For Arias Trial Related Twitter Threats

David-Lee-SimpsonA New York man indicted in Arizona on charges that he made Twitter death threats against two national television commentators over their coverage of Jodi Arias is set for arraignment.  David Lee Simpson, of Bath, New York faces five felony counts related to Twitter threats against Nancy Grace and Jane Velez-Mitchell, both hosts on Turner Broadcasting's HLN network who regularly covered the Arias trial.  Investigators say the 48-year-old also threatened an Arizona woman via Twitter. Simpson did not yet have an attorney. His arraignment was set for this morning in Phoenix.
 

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