|Updated: 3/27/2013 3:26 pm
||Published: 3/27/2013 3:22 pm
Agents with the Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation is investigating threats made to an Oklahoma legislator over a bill to legalize horse slaughter in Oklahoma.
OSBI officials say Representative Skye McNiel has been the target of threats in reference to House Bill 1999, which she authored this session. The threats have come via telephone, mail and social media.
Threatening, harassing, or intimidating an individual can be felony crime. OSBI has original jurisdiction involving such threats to public officials. It is one of the few crimes OSBI does not need a request to investigate from a law enforcement agency.