Pa. Man Sentenced To 33 Months For MySpace Threat
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) - A Pennsylvania man who posted a message on MySpace last year to "make the Virginia Tech incident look like a trip to an amusement park'' was sentenced to 33 months in federal prison.
Steven Voneida, a 24-year-old from the Harrisburg suburbs, was sentenced Wednesday for transmitting communication containing a threat to injure.
Prosecutors say he posted a poem on his MySpace page two days after the massacre on the Virginia Tech campus in which 32 people were killed.
Voneida's tribute to the shooter, Seung-Hui Cho, was headed "Virginia Tech Massacre: They got what they deserved.''
Voneida is a former Penn State- Harrisburg student.
A phone message Thursday seeking comment from Voneida's lawyer, Ari Weitzman, wasn't immediately returned.