Paula Broadwell, the biographer who had an affair with CIA Director David Petraeus, sent threatening emails to the a friend of Petraeus, Jill Kelley of Tampa, Fla., according to the Associated Press. Those emails triggered the FBI investigation that led to the discovery of the affair.
Update: This post has been updated to reflect the fact that AP's expanded story no longer describes Kelley as a State Department official. The AP story says Kelley does not have an official role with a government department and described her position as "unpaid social liaison to MacDill Air Force Base in Tampa."
From the AP article:
A senior U.S. military official identified the second woman as Jill Kelley, 37, who lives in Tampa, Fla., and serves as an unpaid social liaison to MacDill Air Force Base in Tampa, where the military's Central Command and Special Operations Command are located.
Staffers for Petraeus said Kelley and her husband were regular guests at events he held at Central Command headquarters. A U.S. official said the coalition countries represented at Central Command gave Kelley an appreciation certificate on which she was referred to as an "honorary ambassador" to the coalition, but she has no official status and is not employed by the U.S. government.