Official identifies 2nd woman in Petraeus affair

Official identifies 2nd woman in Petraeus affair

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This July 13, 2011, photo made available on the International Security Assistance Force's Flickr website shows the former Commander of International Security Assistance Force and U.S. Forces-Afghanistan Gen. Davis Petraeus, left, shaking hands with Paula Broadwell. (AP Photo/ISAF)

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by ANNE FLAHERTY, KIMBERLY DOZIER and ADAM GOLDMAN

KMOV.com

Posted on November 11, 2012 at 5:06 PM

Updated Monday, Nov 12 at 10:19 AM

WASHINGTON (AP) -- A senior U.S. military official says the author who had an affair with David Petraeus sent harassing emails to a woman who was a "social liaison" to military bases in Tampa, Fla.

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The official says 37-year-old Jill Kelley in Tampa, Fla., received the emails from Petraeus biographer Paula Broadwell that triggered an FBI investigation.

The official was not authorized to discuss the case publicly and spoke on the condition of anonymity.

Another person who knows Kelley and Petraeus confirmed their friendship.

Petraeus quit as CIA director last week after acknowledging an extramarital relationship with a woman - later identified as Broadwell.

The FBI probe began several months ago with a complaint against Broadwell. That investigation led to Broadwell's email account, which uncovered the relationship with Petraeus.

 

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