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Texas Woman Gets 18 Years for Sending Obama Ricin

Texas actress Shannon Guess Richardson, 36, who plead guilty in December to sending President Barack Obama ricin in a letter, was sentenced to 18 years in prison Wednesday, according to the U.S. attorney’s office. Richardson, who also sent a ricin-laced letter to then-New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg, was also given a $367,000 fine. The The Walking Dead bit player was …

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Georgetown Student Arrested for Making Ricin in Dorm

A Georgetown student was arrested in Washington Friday, after showing his resident advisor a bag of homemade ricin he’d made in his dorm room. The advisor contacted police, and Daniel Harry Milzman, 19, of Bethesda, Md., was taken into custody, after testing confirmed the substance was ricin, according to a court document. Milzman claims to have learned how to produce …

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Ricin Guilty Plea, Man Also Nabbed For Molestation

Tupelo, Mississippi native James Everette Dutschke pleaded guilty on Friday to charges related to sending Ricin-laced letters to President Obama. The 41-year-old was also on the hook for mailing letters to Mississippi’s Senator Roger Wicker and Sadie Holland, a Lee County judge. Dutschke has been in jail since he had been accused of mailing the toxic letters back in April. …

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Ricin Suspect Went Into Premature Labor While In Custody

Shannon Guess Richardson, the Texas woman who allegedly sent ricin-laced letters to President Obama earlier this year, went into premature labor while in custody. Richardson gave birth to a baby boy on July 4th, but the infant was four months early and only weighed two pounds. He is still under medical care and will require surgery, according to Richardson’s attorney. …

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John McAfee Talked About Ricin Attacks In January, Puts Out Statement

As you may know, letters poisoned with ricin were sent to President Obama and Senator Roger Wicker, though both were intercepted before they could do any harm. Investigators, reportedly see no link from the letters to the explosions at the Boston Marathon, at least so far. Interestingly a statement has come out from none other than McAfee antivirus founder John …

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