Brandon Fleury Biography
Brandon Fleury is a 22-years-old man from California. He was convicted by a jury of three counts of cyberstalking and one count of transmitting a kidnapping threat. He was sentenced to five years in prison for using multiple Instagram accounts to harass the survivors and families of students killed in the Parkland shooting massacre.
He is 22-years-old
Brandon Fleury Allegedly
Brandon Fleury will spend more than five years behind bars after using Instagram to harass and threaten the families of the Parkland shooting victims. Trial evidence showed that between December 2018 and January 2019, Fleury used several Instagram accounts to threaten and harass families of victims of the Valentine’s Day 2018 shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, which left 17 dead and 17 wounded.
In some messages, he claimed kinship with and even impersonated shooting defendant Nikolas Cruz. In others, he invoked the names of infamous serial killers such as Ted Bundy.
“I killed your loved ones hahaha,” one message said. “Did you like my Valentines gift? I killed your friends,” said another.
Parkland School Shooting Victims
In court papers, Assistant U.S. Attorney Ajay Alexander said the victims “lived in constant fear that the individual bombarding them” with the messages would follow in Cruz’s footsteps.
“The victims deserve justice. They deserve to live in peace and with the belief that they are safe and secure,” Alexander said.
Authorities also found thousands of saved images of Bundy, images of the targeted victims and screenshots of the messages that he had sent the victims on Fleury’s electronic devices.
There was ample testimony at Fleury’s trial that he is autistic. His attorney, Sabrina Puglisi, said she had hoped the judge would give greater weight to his mental issues in imposing a sentence.