Ohio bridge-bombing suspect pleads guilty, agrees to testify

A man charged with plotting to blow up a bridge…

A man charged with plotting to blow up a bridge near Cleveland has agreed to testify against his four co-defendants after pleading guilty in federal court Wednesday, The Associated Press reported.

Anthony Hayne, 35, hopes to get leniency in return for his testimony, his lawyer Michael O’ Shea told the AP.

Hayne, along with Douglas L. Wright, 26, Brandon L. Baxter, 20, Connor C. Stevens, 20, and Joshua S. Stafford, 23 were arrested in April and charged with plotting to blow up the Brecksville-Northfield High Level Bridge.

The five face charges of conspiracy and attempted use of explosive materials to damage physical property affecting interstate commerce and attempt to destroy a building or structure used in interstate commerce.

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