A man has been sentenced to death by hanging six members of Congress if he does not 'get behind' Trump

Ryder Winegar, 34, sent a different threat to a member of the New Hampshire House ofRyder Winega, prosecutors said. He has been sentenced to 33 months

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A New Hampshire man who threatened to hang six members of Congress if he "does not follow Donald Trump" will spend 33 months in state prison, according to officials.

Ryder Winegar, 34, of Amherst, has been convicted of six counts of intimidating members of Congress and one count of intimidating communications communications, acting U.S. Attorney John J. Farley of New Hampshire County announced in a statement Wednesday.

Winegar left voicemails in the offices of three US officials and three representatives on the morning of December 16, 2020, according to court documents and court statements.

That was two days after the electoral college confirmed that President Joe Biden had won the election.

He identified himself by name or phone number in some of the messages, according to the report. Prosecutors said Winegar threatened to hang officials and included certain threats of violence.

"I have received advice," he said in another voicemail, according to prosecutors. "Here's the advice:" Donald Trump is your president. If you don't stay behind, we will hang you until you die. "

Elsewhere, Winegar said: “It really does reach up to two camps. You support our president, you support freedom ... or you don't. "

Winegar declined to speak to U.S. police Capitol tried to negotiate with him on December 20. 2020, according to the release.

The next day, before investigators could return to Winegar with search warrants and arrests, he flew to Brazil, prosecutors said.

He was eventually arrested when he returned to the U.S. on 11 Jan.

Following his arrest, investigators found that he had sent a separate threat by email to a member of the New Hampshire House of Representatives on Dec. 14, 2020. In that message he threatened to "pull a representative from his bed and hang him," a news report on the sentence.

Officials did not name Winegar's threatening lawmakers.

Winegar pleaded guilty on August 6. In addition to his prison term, he was ordered to pay a $ 15,000 fine.

He has been in custody since his arrest in January. Winegar's lawyer did not immediately respond to NBC News' request for comment.

Farley said the sentence "sends a clear message that threats of violence have no place in our political agenda" and that "those who threaten to commit acts of violence against duly elected lawyers will be held accountable for their illegal conduct."

Winegar's threats came just weeks before the Capitol violence on January 6, when a pro-Trump mob wanted to stop the issuance of Biden's presidential victory certificate. To date, hundreds have been charged for their role in the uprising.