(Franklin County Sheriff’s Office)

Columbus Man Sentenced to 6-Plus Years for Attempt to Support Islamic State

A Columbus man who tried to provide material support to the Islamic State group was sentenced Friday to more than six years in prison.

Aaron Travis Daniels, 21, of the Northeast Side, pleaded guilty last July to charges of attempting to support a foreign terrorist organization. In addition to an 80-month prison sentence, Daniels also will spend the rest of his life under court supervision, according to the U.S. Department of Justice.

Daniels was arrested on Nov. 7, 2016, at John Glenn Columbus International Airport as he tried to travel to Libya to join Islamic State.

Read more at the Columbus Dispatch

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