Internet troll threatens woman's life

10:21 Oct 2 2014 Toronto, ON, Canada

American freelance journalist Amanda Hess, who writes about women, Hollywood, sex and feminism, was 12 hours into a vacation in Palm Springs last summer when a friend sent her an urgent text at 5:30 a.m. “Freaking out over here,” the friend wrote. “There is a twitter account that seems to have been set up for the purpose of making death threats to you.”

The tweets predictably moved on to explicit sexual imagery (nothing new for Hess) but then upped the ante alarmingly:

“I am 36 years old, I did 12 years for ‘manslaughter’, I killed a woman, like you, who decided to make fun of guys c--ks.”… Happy to say we live in the same state. Im looking you up, and when I find you, im going to rape you and remove your head.”

“Disoriented and terrified,” Hess called 911. A cop arrived and asked, “What is Twitter?”
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