Man allegedly threatened to kill Obama, Cuomo and Duffy

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WIVB) – A Rochester man is accused of threatening to kill President Barack Obama, Governor Andrew Cuomo, and Lieutenant Governor Robert Duffy.

Brandon Correa was indicted by a federal grand jury Wednesday with making the online threats over Twitter on June 11, telling the president to “get ready to die.” He tweeted similar messages to the governor and lieutenant governor.

The 30-year-old Rochester man also allegedly told a Secret Service Agent that the president was “evil” and that he had to “die.”

RELATED | Correa is not the first person from Rochester accused of threatening to kill the president. Christine Wright-Darrisaw was sentenced to nearly three years in prison for making threats against Obama

Each threat could send Correa behind bars for up to five years in prison.

He is currently free until his next court date on August 8. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review. Note: Comments containing links are not allowed.

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