Suspect in deadly swatting case tweets swatting threat from jail
Tyler Barriss stands accused of making a fake emergency call, a crime known as "swatting," that led to the death of a Kansas man. He has been held in a Sedgewick County Jail since January. He is not supposed to have Internet access there, but on Friday the Wichita Eagle noticed Barriss tweeting.
"How am I on the Internet if I'm in jail?" Barriss wrote. "Oh, because I'm an eGod, that's how."
"All right, now who was talking shit?" he added in a tweet 19 minutes later. "Your ass is about to get swatted."