The mom of Tyler Trent, the Purdue superfan who sadly handed away from most cancers final week, has been the sufferer of homicide threats, though the person in connection to these threats has been arrested.
In an announcement from the Volusia County Sherriff's Office, John Matthew Pinkham was arrested for making the threats on-line on Trent's mother's Facebook web page. Pinkham had been making the posts below the identify "Julie Homan" and was ultimately found by police.
"Funerals coming and I'll seem just like the reaper,” Pinkham posted on the web page. “simply wait till yall hear what I do at his funeral..i promise I'll make headlines..i'll kill his mom.. simply watch I will likely be talked about eternally..that is no idol menace.”
You in all probability bear in mind Tyler Trent because of his inspiring story which confirmed folks the which means of perseverance when confronted with excessive adversity. He has an autobiography popping out known as The Upset which can see a few of the proceeds go to most cancers analysis. Trent had a objective of elevating $1 million.
Trent's funeral is being held right now (January eighth) and for individuals who need to pay respects, it will likely be livestreamed here.