Sometimes the truth really is stranger than fiction.Â Take, for instance, the case of Ellen Hazel Triffett, who was convicted in 2010 of stalking… herself.Â Over the course of 18 months she wrote 10 separate letters to a local store owner, instructing the man to commit acts of violence against Ms. Triffett.Â Suspicion grew around the Triffett family, who were no strangers to local law enforcement, and eventually Ms. Triffett’s DNA was found on some of the letters and envelopes, leading to her arrest.
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