'Vampyre' pleads guilty to harassing teen through email

Categories: Crime, Politics
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The former "Vampyre" who ran for governor in 2006 has pleaded guilty to harassing a teen through email after she tried to end their online relationship.

John Albert Sharkey, who called himself "The Impaler" ran under the Vampyres, Witches and Pagans ticket. In an interview with CP during his campaign run, he said if President Bush were convicted of murder for the war in Iraq, he would personally impale him.

Sharkey, 44, was sentenced to 90 days in prison for emails sent to a 15-year-old girl in 2007.

The girl had originally sent him a MySpace message of support, which led to them dating online. She tried to end it two weeks later, but Sharkey continued to harass her through email. Some of the emails even threatened harm to the girl's family and friends, including decapitation.

Anyone else glad this guy didn't magically get elected to office?

There was a documentary made about Sharkey, which is pretty fascinating. Hulu has the complete movie available. Watch it below or click here for the larger version.

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