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Toledo woman sentenced to 15 years for planning foiled bar attack

Posted at 2:48 PM, Nov 20, 2019
and last updated 2019-11-20 14:48:58-05

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio woman who pleaded guilty to plotting and buying supplies for a foiled terror attack on a bar has been sentenced to 15 years in prison.

A federal judge on Wednesday also ordered that 24-year-old Elizabeth Lecron, of Toledo, be placed on lifetime supervision after she is released.

Federal prosecutors say Lecron and her boyfriend had bomb-making materials and weapons in their home and spent months planning before they were arrested in December.

Lecron pleaded guilty in August to conspiracy to provide material support to terrorists and transporting explosives.

A message seeking comment was left with her attorney.

Authorities have said that Lecron instigated the plans. Prosecutors say she and her boyfriend were targeting a bar in downtown Toledo and had also discussed attacks on several public places.

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