Greg Searle: Facebook 'live murder' taunt man jailed


A 35-year-old man who claimed he was going to commit a "live murder on Facebook" during an eight-hour police siege has been jailed for two years.

Greg Searle posted messages on the website as armed police surrounded his home last August.

The siege ended when police stormed the house and discovered his gun was a fake, Cardiff Crown Court heard.

Searle, of Chepstow, Monmouthshire, admitted affray and threatening police with an imitation firearm.

Caroline Evans reports.

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