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Florida man faces attempted murder charges after he threatened to 'barbecue all the child molesters'

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KISSIMMEE, Fla. -

A Florida man who investigators say told deputies he wanted to "barbecue all child molesters...and kill them" faces four charges of attempted premeditated murder.

Detectives in Osceola County said 50-year-old Jorge Porto-Sierra confessed to deputies he tried to kill multiple people at the Friendly Village Inn in Kissimmee by trying to set them on fire.

Porto-Sierra was arrested on March 7. Witnesses told responding deputies he made several threats, screaming, "I'm going to kill you, child molester," and allegedly began throwing gasoline on their front door. He's also accused of breaking a window at the hotel to pour gasoline inside.  Witnesses say he was carrying a cigarette the whole time. 

Deputies asked the man why he didn't follow through on his threats. He told them, "You got here too soon."

WESH-TV reports at least two of the four victims are convicted sexual offenders.

Porto-Sierra remains in the Osceola County Jail where he is being held on no bond.

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