625-lb Michigan bomb threat suspect says he can't come to court
Wed, 30 Jul 2014 18:13:18 GMT —
A 44-year-old Michigan man charged with making a bomb threat says he can't appear in court because of his weight.
Jeffery Allan Klein says a variety of obesity-related ailments have left him bedridden. He says he weighs 625 pounds and suffers from diabetes, back pain and Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease.
Klein was charged with making a false bomb threat at a Cedar Springs mobile home. Police say he confessed to making the threat because he was angry at park management for fining him.
The court issued a warrant for Klein's arrest after he missed numerous court hearings. His attorney says it would cost between $2,000 and $3,000 to move him from the special bed in which he is confined.