Man Accused of Plotting S.F. Terror Attack Was Depressed Over Losing Custody of Children, Family Says

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Days before he was charged with plotting a terror attack, Everitt Aaron Jameson went with his father and some friends to an Oakland Raiders game.

Everitt Aaron Jameson is seen in a photo posted to his Facebook profile.

Everitt Aaron Jameson is seen in a photo posted to his Facebook profile.

His father said everything seemed fine and that his son expressed no anger and plans for violence. “It was a great time. It was a great game,” Gordon Jameson told the Merced Sun-Star.

His family said they cannot believe charges by the FBI that Everitt Jameson planned to launch a suicide attack on Christmas Day at a popular San Francisco tourist attraction.

Family members say Jameson, a 26-year-old tow truck driver and former Marine, was depressed and even suicidal over losing custody of his children and had begun studying Islam about a year ago. But they insist he never talked about violence or being influenced by terrorist groups.

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