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LAPD Investigates Death Threats Against Ellen Page Made On Twitter

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The LAPD is investigating a series of death threats made against Ellen Page that came through Twitter and calls to the L.A. Film Festival.The death threats started this June around the time that Page's latest film "To Rome With Love" premiered at the L.A. Film Festival, according to the Los Angeles Times.

According to a search warrant affidavit, one of the tweets said: "I'm going to murder Ellen Page. She's dead."

After Page and her team alerted authorities to the disturbing tweets, they discovered that the L.A. Film Festival had received calls also making pledges to kill her.

Detectives are working now to trace the Twitter account to the sender.