Franklin County man allegedly threatens to kill Gov.

Dennis McDermott III

March 27, 2011 9:00:00 PM PDT
A Franklin County man accused of threatening to kill Governor Bev Perdue is expected to appear in court Monday.Dennis McDermott III is charged with communicating threats.

Authorities say he told a witness that "when you see Bev Perdue with a .38 caliber slug in her head, I did it."

An arrest warrant also shows that the 30-year-old said, "Call the law and I'll take care of them too."

McDermott is a native of England, but lives in Youngsville. He's currently in the Wake County Jail on $150,000 bond.

McDermott is also supposed to appear in court next month on an involuntary manslaughter charge.

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