Grand Island man charged with murder now accused of threatening corrections officer

Donald Anthony is facing an additional felony charge

LINCOLN, Neb. (KLKN) – A Grand Island man who has been charged with murder is now facing additional felony charges after threatening a corrections officer, according to court documents.

Donald Anthony, 34, was in custody in connection with the slaying of Said Abdullahi Farah in February.

After returning from a court hearing, Anthony became uncooperative with a corrections officer at the Hall County Jail.

He then threatened to call members of the Latin Kings gang to come and kill the corrections officer and his family, according to an arrest affidavit.

Anthony was charged with one count of terroristic threats after the incident.

A preliminary hearing has been set for 10 a.m. on April 22 in Hall County Court for the terroristic threats charge.

He is also charged with first-degree murder, use of a deadly weapon to commit a felony and possession of a deadly weapon by a prohibited person.

Anthony is scheduled to appear in Hall County District Court on the charges related to the slaying at 9 a.m. on Tuesday.

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