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Jury convicts man in VA phone threat case

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JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - A federal jury has convicted a Port Gibson man of making a telephone threat to blow up the Veterans Administration Medical Center in Jackson.

Court records say Don Ray Saltou allegedly made the threat on Oct. 7.

A jury convicted Saltou on Thursday. Prosecutors claimed Saltou threatened to blow up the building with Semtex, a plastic explosive.

Saltou had pleaded not guilty.

Saltou will be sentenced May 6. He faces up to 10 years in prison.

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