Arrest over Miranda Kerr death threat

A US man has been arrested after allegedly threatening to kill Australian supermodel Miranda Kerr.

Steven C Swanson from East Sandwich, Massachusetts, was taken into custody and charged after he called the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department to tell them he was planning to travel to California to shoot and kill the 30-year-old model.

Police records show Swanson, 52, threatened to turn Kerr's LA home "upside down".

He also reportedly referred to the model as his "soul mate".

A search of Swanson's house found photographs of Kerr on his refrigerator, microwave and bookshelf, however no weapons were found.

Swanson pleaded not guilty to a charge of making a threat concerning a firearm and was committed for psychiatric evaluation.

Kerr shares a home in Los Angeles with her husband, actor Orlando Bloom, and their two-year-old son, Flynn.

- Newstalk ZB

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