Elvis impersonator arrested for sending poison laced letter to President Obama

Conspiracy theorist Paul Kevin Curtis also performed as Prince, Buddy Holly and Kid Rock

Elvis impersonator arrested for sending poison laced letter to President Obama

Photo: PA

An Elvis impersonator has been arrested for allegedly sending a letter laced with poison to US President Barack Obama.

Paul Kevin Curtis is due in court in Oxford, Mississippi today (April 18) and could face up to 15 years in jail for posting ricin to the White House as well as to two other government officials.

The FBI – via the Washington Post - revealed that Curtis allegedly posted three letters on yellow paper apparently laced with ricin to Obama, Senator Roger Wicker and also to a judge in Tupelo, Mississippi – the place of Elvis' birth.

The letters concerned a conspiracy theory relating to the trafficking of human body parts. They read:

"No one wanted to listen to me before. There are still 'Missing Pieces' Maybe I have your attention now Even if that means someone must die... I am KC and I approve this message."

As well as performing regularly as Elvis Presley, Curtis also appeared at parties and events as Prince, Buddy Holly and Kid Rock.

Read More On This Artist

More News
Elton John, Lady Gaga offer support to Bruce Jenner's transgender reveal
Taylor Swift's '1989' louder than AC/DC's 'Back In Black', claims...
Black Sabbath's Bill Ward: 'I missed Ozzy Osbourne so much it was devastating'
Paul Weller on David Cameron's love for The Jam's 'Eton Rifles': 'Which...
Crystal Castles' Ethan Kath responds to Alice Glass' criticisms
Ice Cube premieres new footage from 'Straight Outta Compton' at CinemaCon
Moby to open vegan restaurant in Los Angeles
The Replacements recording new material
Giorgio Moroder and Britney Spears' 'Tom's Diner' cover leaks
The Grateful Dead reportedly set to tour with John Mayer following farewell gigs
Kelly Rowland and Brandy land new US TV shows
Eminem and Yelawolf team up in 'Best Friend' video – watch
Take That trio miss Jason Orange and say new tour will be a 'challenge'
Circa Waves announce details of biggest UK headline tour to date
Iggy Azalea reveals details of 'Pretty Girls' video with Britney Spears
Producer Emile Haynie says Adele is 'taking her time' on new album
Marcus Mumford describes Mumford & Sons name as 'a ballache', says he considered...
Shaggy performs in 'Shaggy Off' on Jimmy Fallon's Tonight Show - watch
The Black Keys' Dan Auerbach says he's finished 'extra weird' solo album
Tyler, The Creator criticises Jay Z's 'weird' Tidal launch
Hayley Williams and Gerard Way defend Frances Bean Cobain after press criticise her appearance
HEALTH confirm details of new album 'Death Magic' – hear first song 'New...

More News

Comments

Please login to add your comment.

Latest Tickets - Booking Now
 
Know Your NME
 

 
NME Store & Framed Prints
Inside NME.COM