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Pennsylvania Inmate Sends Obama Threats to Wrong Address



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    A Pennsylvania man serving time for child molestation has been ordered to spend an extra 15 months in prison for mailing a threatening letter to President Barack Obama.

    A federal judge sentenced Joseph Savage on Tuesday to 30 months in prison, but said half of it will overlap with his molestation sentence.

    The 35-year-old North Union man is serving 12½ to 25 years for terroristic threats, aggravated indecent assault and corruption of minors.

    Savage pleaded guilty in March to counts of threatening the president and threatening his family.

    Prosecutors say Savage sent a letter from Fayette County Prison in October 2012 threatening to "torture and murder" Obama and harm a member of his family.

    The letter was mailed to 1400 Pennsylvania Ave., but the White House received it anyway.