The Metropolitan Police said no further action would be taken against a man suspected of sending death threats to Piers Morgan.
The TV presenter, 57, is said to have received text messages earlier this year telling him he was “a marked man” and promising that he would be “killed”.
A 43-year-old man was later arrested in Manchester on suspicion of making death threats.
However, the UK Public Prosecution Service (CPS) decided the case did not meet the evidence test for prosecution.
Morgan shared a screenshot that appears to show the initial threats, which also mentioned members of his family.
He tweeted: “If people can make live murder threats on social media platforms like Instagram (owned by @facebook) and take no action against them despite the After investigating for 22 months, I think there is a big problem with the way the technology giants operate. its safe process.”
Morgan claims a letter he received from CPS said there was “clear evidence that you were the victim of a crime and that threats of a serious nature were communicated to you online.” society”.
A statement from the Met said: “In May 2022, the case was referred to Crown Prosecution for a decision to charge. They have decided that the case does not meet the evidence test for prosecution and therefore no further action will be taken against the suspect.”
Last year, the presenter made headlines after leaving Good Morning Britain following an online clash with weather presenter Alex Beresford over the Duke and Duchess of Sussex’s interview with Oprah Winfrey.
His show on TalkTV, Piers Morgan Uncensored, premieres in April.
Meta, the parent company of Facebook and Instagram, was approached for comment.
https://www.independent.ie/entertainment/no-further-action-to-be-taken-against-piers-morgan-death-threat-suspect-42235344.html No further action has been taken against Piers Morgan’s death threat suspect