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Guilty plea set for women in Sandy Hook parent threat

FILE – In this Dec. 19, 2016 file photo, Lucy Richards leaves the federal courthouse in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Richards is set to plead guilty to threatening the parents of a boy killed in the 2012 mass school shooting in Newtown, Connecticut. because they thought it was a hoax. A change-of-plea plea hearing is set in Fort Lauderdale federal court Wednesday, 29 March 2017 for Richards, who is scheduled to plead guilty to a charge of interstate transmission of a threat to injure. (Paula McMahon/South Florida Sun-Sentinel via AP)

FORT LAUDERDALE, Florida. – A Florida woman is set to plead guilty to threatening the parents of a boy killed in the 2012 mass school shooting in Newtown, Connecticut, because she thought that it was a hoax.

A change-of-plea plea hearing is set in Fort Lauderdale federal court Wednesday to 57-year-old Lucy Richards, who is scheduled to plead guilty to a charge of interstate transmission of a threat to injure. Richards will also be sentenced Wednesday.

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They previously pleaded not guilty to sending threats to Lenny Pozner, the father of the 6-year-old Noah Pozner, who died in the Sandy Hook school shooting.

Others linked to the Sandy Hook massacre have reported harassment by the conspiracy theorists that claim it was staged to erode support for the Second Amendment gun rights.

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