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'Satanist' Kansas soldier pleads guilty to bomb plot charges


February 9, 2020

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A 24-year-old an Army infantry soldier described by prosecutors as a Satanist who hoped to overthrow the U.S. government pleaded guilty Monday to distributing information through social media about building a bomb and making napalm.

Jarrett William Smith, a private first class stationed at Fort Riley, Kansas, and previously at Fort Bliss, Texas, admitted during a court hearing to providing information about explosives in September to an FBI undercover agent.

Smith signed a formal plea agreement with federal prosecutors and then entered his pleas verbally during a half-...

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