Kansas couple who coughed, claimed to have virus charged

 


HESSTON, Kan. (AP) — A Kansas couple who authorities said repeatedly coughed on people and claimed the man had contracted the coronavirus while shopping at a Walmart have been charged with felonies.

Another customer used her cellphone to record Hazel Hamrick, 29, and Ernest Williams, 47, creating the disturbance April 6 ant a Walmart in Newton.

Hamrick was charged Thursday with two counts of criminal threat. while Williams was charged with two counts of aiding and abetting criminal threat. They also both face a misdemeanor charge of disorderly conduct.

Harvey County authorities said in...



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