Texas man arrested for threatening Steelers players, fans

A 40-year-old Texas man was arrested for threatening to unleash death at packed football game between the Jacksonville Jaguars and Pittsburgh Steelers, according to a report.

Authorities busted Yuttana Choochongkol on Friday after linking him to a pair of threatening messages sent to KDKA-TV and Heinz Field in Pennsylvania, where the two NFL teams were slated to play Sunday.

He planned to kill Steelers players and fans before taking his own life during the alleged plot, KSAT-TV reported.

The Pittsburgh television station and stadium sent the FBI an IP address associated with the threats, the report stated, citing an arrest affidavit.

"This Sunday's playoff game in Pittsburgh is going to be like no other. Why? Because it's going to be my last day on this pathetic planet,” Choochongkol allegedly wrote, according to the TV station. “So why not take some innocent lives with me? The Steelers game will be packed, and that's when I plan on killing Steelers football players and fans before taking my own pitiful life. After all, what does a person that is going to commit suicide have to lose? Absolutely nothing. So why not take out some million dollar Steelers players before me? Sounds like a good idea. Hahahahahah.”

Authorities tracked the IP address to Worldwide Clinical Trials in San Antonio, where Choochongkol had participated in about two dozen clinical trials since 2011.

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He was arrested Friday and booked into Adult Detention Center Facility in Bexar County on federal charges related to making a terroristic threat, records show.

It was not immediately known which agency arrested Choochongkol or if he had made plans to go to Pennsylvania.

Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto thanked the local FBI field office and police for helping with Choochongkol’s apprehension.

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