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Court documents: Spokane man claims ties to ISIS

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KHQ's Hayley Guenthner interviewed Curry in jail. He denied having any affiliation to ISIS. KHQ's Hayley Guenthner interviewed Curry in jail. He denied having any affiliation to ISIS.
SPOKANE, Wash. -

Court documents released Tuesday show a man allegedly admitted to investigators that he had ties to ISIS. It's something that suspect is now denying in a jail house interview.

Court records identify that man as Jerome Curry. Curry was originally arrested for threatening to kill a woman and put her under floor boards of a home. CURRY told KHQ's Hayley Guenthner that arrest came about two weeks after he was released from prison on other crimes.

Court documents said curry told investigators he was affiliated with ISIS and used the term "terrorist" and "terrorism" to describe his plans and desires. Investigators said Curry maintained that he wanted to carry out violence against government officials, police and any citizens who happened to be "at the wrong place at the wrong time."

Investigators said in the documents they asked Curry if he had weapons to carry out an attack. They said he responded by saying he could get whatever he needed including "guns and bombs."

KHQ's Hayley Guenthner interviewed Curry in jail. He denied having any affiliation to ISIS.

"He's a liar," Curry said about the investigator who interviewed him. "I told him I was Muslim."

Curry also said law enforcement officials have visited his family asking about his ties to ISIS. His criminal history includes harassment and intimidating a public servant.

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