The Latest: Man accused of threatening police returned to Ky

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Posted: Nov 24, 2015 12:14 PM

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — The latest on the arrest of the son of a Kentucky man charged with killing a young girl. (All times local):

11:25 a.m.

Kentucky authorities have picked up a man accused of threatening law enforcement following his father's arrest in the slaying of a 7-year-old girl.

Scottsville Assistant Police Chief Darren Tabor said Tuesday that Kentucky authorities were returning Bradley Madden to the state to face charges of third-degree terroristic threatening and intimidating a participant in a legal process.

Madden was arrested Monday night in Tennessee on a warrant from Scottsville police.

Scottsville police say Madden allegedly sent private messages to the police department's Facebook page making obscene comments and threats aimed at Scottsville police officers. On Monday, he allegedly sent a message saying: "I coming for you."

That was the same day his father, Timothy Madden, was arraigned in the slaying of Gabriella Doolin. Timothy Madden has pleaded not guilty.

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10:30 a.m.

Authorities say the son of a man charged with killing a Kentucky girl has been arrested for allegedly threatening law enforcement.

Scottsville Assistant Police Chief Darren Tabor said Tuesday that Bradley Madden was arrested in Tennessee.

Tabor said Madden is accused of threatening Scottsville police.

Madden was arrested Monday night on a warrant from Scottsville police.

Madden's father, Timothy Madden, is charged with murder, kidnapping, first-degree rape and first-degree sodomy in the death of 7-year-old Gabriella Doolin. She disappeared during a youth football game Nov. 14 and was found dead less than a half-hour later in a creek.

Kentucky State Police Trooper B.J. Eaton says Bradley Madden's arrest is not connected to the murder.