Sisters receive ‘death by knife’ threat

The Daily Mirror reports that one of the McCartney sisters has already had a death threat.According to Angelique Christafis:

The handwritten letter which claimed to be from the IRA and Sinn Féin, told the sisters: “You will all die in time,” adding they were on a hit list and would not be shot but knifed. Enclosed with the letter was a photograph of the sisters, which had been smeared with excrement.

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