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New York man gets 30 years in prison in X-ray weapon plot to kill Muslims

ALBANY, new york – New York industrial mechanic convicted for an attempt to a mobile X-ray device meant to kill Muslims has been sentenced in federal court to 30 years in prison.

Fifty-two-year-old Glendon Scott Crawford, of Galway, was also ordered Monday by Judge Gary L. Sharpe to undergo a lifetime of supervised release after serving the punishment.

Crawford was convicted of a conspiracy to use a weapon of mass destruction and the spread of information about the weapons of mass destruction.

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Crawford and co-defendant Eric Load worked for General Electric in Schenectady. Prosecutors say that the two decided to design and build the device, which was set to be turned off and on away would have exposed targets of deadly radiation.

Charge pled guilty to reduced charges, a year ago, and was sentenced to eight years in prison.

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