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Man charged with threatening to kill ex-wife's father in Upper Macungie

Man charged with threatening to kill ex-wife's father in Upper Macungie

A 36-year-old man threatened to kill his ex-wife's father Sunday in Upper Macungie Township almost two years after he pleaded guilty to two assaults against his ex-wife, according to court records. Theodore N. Dowie of Allentown was still on probation for the 2013 assaults when he called her at 1:05 a.m. Sunday, police said. Robert Pratt, his ex-wife's father, answered the phone and immediately recognized Dowie's voice, he told police. Dowie told Pratt he wanted to speak to Pratt's daughter, but he refused because Dowie is banned from contacting her as part of his probation, he told Upper Macungie police. Dowie got angry and threatened Pratt that he was going to come...

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