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US troops plotted to kill Barack Obama
|Last Edited||Andy Aug 27, 2012 04:12pm|
|Media||Newspaper - Independent|
|News Date||Monday, August 27, 2012 08:00:00 PM UTC0:0|
|Description||Four US soldiers plotted to assassinate Barack Obama and overthrow the government, a court has heard. |
One, private Michael Burnett, has pleaded guilty to manslaughter and gang charges in the killings last December of former soldier Michael Roark and his girlfriend, 17-year-old Tiffany York.
Burnett said that Roark, who had just left the army, knew of the militia group's plans and was killed because he was "a loose end."