A Massachusetts teenager remains jailed on $1 million bond more than three weeks after investigators were alerted to “disturbing verbiage” on the boy’s Facebook page.
Cameron D’Ambrosio, 18, was arrested on May 1 and later charged with terrorism for rap lyrics that mentioned threats against the White House, the Boston Marathon bombing and killing people.
The Methuen, Mass. resident currently faces up to 20 years in prison.
Despite the threats, several postings on a website established on behalf of the incarcerated student offered a different perspective.
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“A search of Cam's house found no explosives, weapons, or ANY evidence that he was planning anything other than becoming the next Eminem,” one passage reads.
“A kid is in prison. Away from his family. All for something he posted on Facebook,” reads another posting.
The support page, which was created earlier in the week by the Center for Rights and Fight for the Future, had received approximately 1.2 million views by Thursday, according to administrators.
DiAmbrosio will remain behind bars until a judge decides whether he is a hazard to the community.