'Teddy Bear Paradise' accused of threatening to kill Pres. Obama

Denise O'Neal, aka Teddy Bear Paradise, was been indicted by a federal grand jury for threatening to injure and murder President Obama

January 15, 2014 1:32:09 PM PST
Denise O'Neal, aka Teddy Bear Paradise, has been indicted by a federal grand jury for threatening to injure and murder President Obama, announced United States Attorney Kenneth Magidson.

O'Neal was initially arrested on Dec. 26, 2013. The indictment alleges O'Neal, a 57-year-old resident of Houston, mailed a letter to the President that contained a threat, specifically, that she was going to travel to Washington D.C. to murder him.

If convicted, O'Neal faces up to five years in federal prison and a possible $250,000 fine. She is being held without bond.

The case is being investigated by the Secret Service and is prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Julie N. Searle.

O'Neal has previous convictions for threats, including a case in 2009 in which she threatened to kill her probation officer.

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