Predator Faces Stalking, Witness Tampering Charges
A Billings predator reportedly told his ex-girlfriend he won’t end his harassment of her until both are dead. KTVQ.com reports that after the unidentified Billings woman ended their decade-long relationship, she claims he threatened to kill her and said the threats would not end until [quote] “my hands and face are covered in fresh blood.” [end quote] The woman filed for an order of protection against the man, but prosecutors argue that 38-year-old Benjamin Slevira continued sending terrorizing messages to the woman.
Slevira made his initial appearance on Monday in Yellowstone County Justice Court on counts of stalking and tampering with witnesses. Slevira began threatening her via Facebook after she ended the relationship. She was granted a temporary restraining order, to which Slevira responded by calling her and threatening to slit her throat in the middle of the night.