WICHITA, Kan. (KAKE) - A Wichita man has been indicted for threatening the life of President Joe Biden.

27-year-old Cody McCormick was indicted on three counts of making threats against the President of the United States. 

A criminal complaint shows the investigation started last month when the Secret Service said McCormick made the following threatening post on Facebook.

"You will kill me the FBI will the ATF you all will I will be getting a AR-15 and I will be going to kill Joe Biden the worst f------ president ever f--- my life and his country is going to hell because of him it's my job to kill and finish him."


Investigators said McCormick posted another threat on Facebook later that day.

"I plan on kill Joe Biden the worst President in US history he is f------ disgrace. I will get a Greyhound bus ticket and go and shoot him. Ithere way I will go end his f------ life I promise you." 


Agents interviewed McCormick at the Ascension Via Christi behavioral health center that night. Agents say McCormick claimed he would force President Biden to step down from office, adding that his intent is to "kill Joe Biden if I don't get the help I need."

According to Kansas Department of Corrections records, McCormick has prior convictions of aggravated battery and criminal threat. His sentence expired on June 17, 2020.

McCormick is being held in the Sedgwick County Jail.  

If found guilty of threatening the President,  McCormick could face up to 5 years in prison and a $250,000 fine on each count.