Stalking Hawking! American woman arrested in Spain after stalking Stephen Hawking and threatening to kill him An unhinged American woman was busted in Spain after stalking Stephen Hawking and threatening to kill him, authorities said Friday. The 37-year-old suspect was arrested Wednesday in a hotel near where a conference was being held on Spain's Canary Island of Tenerife, according to the BBC. She had been following Hawking, and had sent him threatening messages via email and social media that she would kill him at the conference center. The woman, identified by Spanish media as Jenny Theresa C., according to the BBC, may suffer from mental problems, cops said. Stephen Hawking blasts Donald Trump as ‘demagogue’ Stephen Hawking gives a lecture entitled "A Brief History of Mine" on the Spanish Canary island of Tenerife on Wednesday. (DESIREE MARTIN/AFP/Getty Images) She was arrested one day after her messages started hitting Hawking's social media and email accounts, the BBC reported. The woman was found to have a map of Hawking's schedule while he was visiting the island, the British news website reported. She reportedly told authorities that she was in love with Hawking and would never harm him. Stephen Hawking says Earth is doomed — within 1,000 years. (DESIREE MARTIN/AFP/Getty Images) The woman is a U.S. citizen residing in Norway, according to Yahoo. She was expected to appear in court on Friday, with Hawking a possible witness, Yahoo reported. Stephen Hawking announces $100M project to find alien life The famed 74-year-old physicist, who has been battling ALS for more than 50 years delivered a lecture entitled "A Brief history of Mine" in Tenerife. He said humans would not survive another 1,000 years on the planet.