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Man jailed for threatening Star reporter
[Final Edition]
Toronto Star - Toronto, Ont.
Author: By Wendy Darroch Toronto Star
Date: Sep 13, 1996
Start Page: A.24
Section: NEWS
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Brian Paul O'Neill was convicted by Judge Charles Scullion of the Ontario Court, general division, in June and was ordered during a sentencing hearing yesterday to take anger control and alcohol treatment programs.

Last Dec. 2, O'Neill phoned reporter Nick Pron's household several times around 6 a.m., becoming increasingly abusive, court was told.

During the final call, he threatened to break every bone in Pron's body, saying he would have no mercy for the veteran Star reporter. He also threatened to harm the rest of Pron's family.

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