BOSTON (AP) — Two-time Oscar-winning actor Kevin Spacey has asked a federal judge to imprison a woman from the Boston area who has been convicted of sending him threatening electronic messages.
The Boston Herald reports Spacey says in a letter that the threats from 55-year-old Linda Louise Culkin of Quincy caused “eminent fear,” and asked that she remain in custody and “undertake intense psychiatric treatment.”
Culkin was scheduled to be sentenced Tuesday in Boston, but a judge sent her for a psychiatric evaluation. Culkin pleaded guilty in November to charges including mailing threatening communications, and sending threats and false information regarding explosives. The messages included threats to shoot, torture and disembowel Spacey.
Culkin’s lawyer in court documents says there is “no evidence” her client intended to carry out any threats, and asks for mental health care at a halfway house.