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Inmate accused of threatening judge

Posted at 7:40 PM, Dec 16, 2015
and last updated 2015-12-16 19:42:22-05

An Ohio inmate has been charged with retaliation after authorities said he threatened to have a Cuyahoga County judge killed if she didn't get his sentence reduced.

Robert Wolford, 29, is serving a 27-year prison sentence for a 2007 murder. He got another 4 and a half years in 2013 after he was convicted of obstructing justice and causing false alarms because he told police he knew where missing woman Amanda Berry was buried.

Police dug up a Cleveland city lot looking for Berry. She was found alive a few months later in the Cleveland home of Ariel Castro.

The threat happened on July 15, court documents show. Wolford is scheduled to be arraigned Dec. 30.

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