Chicago Man Arrested Over Threat To Skin GOP Candidate Alive

MENDON, IL - JUNE 25: Illinois Gubernatorial hopeful Darren Bailey delivers remarks after receiving an endorsement from Donald Trump during a Save America Rally with former US President Donald Trump at the Adams County Fairgrounds on June 25, 2022 in Mendon, Illinois. Trump will be stumping for Rep. Mary Miller in an Illinois congressional primary and it will be Trump's first rally since the United States Supreme Court struck down Roe v. Wade on Friday. (Photo by Michael B. Thomas/Getty Images)

At a glance

  • Scott Lennox, a 21-year-old Chicagoan, has been arrested and charged with allegedly leaving threatening voicemails for Republican gubernatorial candidate Darren Bailey.
  • Lennox treated “to skin Darren Bailey alive” after killing his family, according to court documents.
  • “He better kill himself and if he doesn’t, I am going to kill him,” Lennox allegedly said.

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