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Ky attorney accused of threatening Gov. Beshear

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Posted at 1:46 PM, Apr 22, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-22 13:46:15-04

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) — A Louisville attorney accused of threatening the life of Governor Andy Beshear has been arrested.

According to WDRB, Kentucky State Police traced two Facebook posts to James Troutman, 53, including one in which he suggested someone ask Governor Beshear his thoughts on William Goebel.

Goebel is the Kentucky Governor assassinated in office in 1900.

Troutman was reportedly arrested Tuesday at his home for terroristic threatening.