Lucy Allan, Conservative MP for Telford, has been caught out after adding a ‘death threat’ to the end of an email she received from a constituent.
Adam Waitling, 27, who was writing using the pseudonym ‘Rusty Shackleford’, emailed Mrs Allan regarding the vote to bomb Syria.
Mrs Allan posted an excerpt of the email to Facebook, but Shackleford claims that she deliberately doctored the post to include the words ‘unless you die’ at the end to make it appear as if he had sent her a death threat.
After being confronted online, Mrs Allan deleted the post and then hilariously claimed that the three extra words were from another email and the post was an ‘example’ of the comments she had received.
Mr Waitling, in an interview with The Daily Mail, said ‘Despite changing my Facebook name, I am a genuine Telford constituent and I have lived here all my life.
‘And just because I emailed under a different name, why does that make it OK to add a death threat to my email?
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