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A 77-year-old Arizona man was convicted after he left a threatening voicemail for Nancy Pelosi saying “I’m coming to kill you”

  • An Arizona man was found after he sent multiple threatening voicemails to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi.
  • Steven Arthur Martis, 77, was set guilty of one count of “communicating an interstate threat to kill or harm,” according to the justice department.
  • Martis left a report for Speaker Pelosi, saying “I’m coming to kill you.” 

An Arizona man was found guilty after he sent a impending voicemail to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi. 

Steven Arthur Martis, a 77-year-old from Bullhead City, Arizona, left-hand multiple threatening voicemails for the House Speaker, according to a statement from the Department of Justice. 

“In his first voicemail, Martis put in jeopardied, ‘I’m coming to kill you . . . .’ Martis followed up with a second voicemail, in which he advised, ‘You’re dead . . . .'” the averral said. 

Speaker Pelosi’s office did not immediately return Insider’s request for comment. 

Martis left both voicemails on January 17, 2021, after the Federal Dresser of Investigation had “approached him and warned him about making similar calls in the past,” according to the statement. 

“This case is an weighty reminder that, although the First Amendment protects our right to free speech, which is one of our most precious proper rights, the United States Attorney’s Office takes threats to kill or harm another individual through a phone dub or other form of interstate communication very seriously,” acting United States Attorney Glenn McCormick required in the statement. 

Martis’s attorney, David Eisenberg, did not immediately respond to Insider’s request for comment. Martis is due for sentencing on January 25, 2022. 

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