Stalker held in Spain for death threats to Stephen Hawking

Police arrested a 41-year-old American woman who had threatened to kill the scientist as he attended a conference in Tenerife this week. Hawking was guest speaker at the Starmus festival on Tenerife attracting thousands of physics buffs to the festival, which began on Wednesday. But among them was a woman who, according to police on the island, has persistently stalked the 74 year-old astrophysicist for several years bombarding him with hundreds of messages on Twitter and via email, according to a report in La Opinión de Tenerife But on his arrival in Tenerife, the hate messages intensified with the woman allegedly sending him dozens within just a few hours. It then emerged that she had travelled to the Canary Islands to coincide with Hawking’s visit. Among the messages were “I…

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