What is ricin, found in a package addressed to the White House?
“Ricin is an incredibly dangerous biological toxin -- just a few tiny grains can kill a human,” U.S. Attorney Nick Hanna said in a 2019 news release when a ...Continue reading on KIRO Seattle
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Envelope addressed to White House contained ricin
The FBI, Secret Service and U.S. Postal Inspection Service have opened an investigation to figure out who sent the letter. By MICHAEL BALSAMOAssociated ...Continue reading
Ricin Discovered In Mail Intended For White House
The Secret Service intercepted the envelope containing the deadly toxin, law enforcement sources tell NPR. They say the poison did not make it to the White ...Continue reading
Package containing ricin poison sent to Trump
A package containing ricin poison that was addressed to US President Donald Trump has been intercepted before it reached the White House, officials told US ...Continue reading
Letter sent to White House containing deadly poison ricin ...
Authorities are investigating "a suspicious letter" address to the White House after it tested positive to ricin, official said Saturday afternoon.Continue reading
Envelope addressed to White House found to contain the poison ...
Federal officials intercepted an envelope addressed to the White House that contained the poison ricin, a law enforcement official told The Associated Press...Continue reading
Envelope containing ricin was sent to White House, report says
Envelope with poison was believed to have come from Canada and was intercepted before reaching mail room.Continue reading
What is ricin? Illegal and 'very toxic' poison sent to President Trump ...
Ricin is an illegal poison that's found in castor beans. A package addressed to President Trump recently tested positive for the poison.Continue reading
Envelope Containing Ricin Intercepted in White House Mail
The envelope was addressed to President Trump and appeared to come from Canada. No suspects are yet in custody.Continue reading
AP source: Envelope addressed to White House contained ricin
Federal officials intercepted an envelope addressed to the White House that contained the poison ricin, a law enforcement official told The Associated Press on ...Continue reading
Ricin Is Said to Have Been Sent to White House
Federal investigators are working to track down who sent it and determine whether other envelopes have been sent through the postal system.Continue reading
A package addressed to Trump containing the deadly poison ricin ...
The Federal Bureau of Investigation said in a statement that the Secret Service, and U.S. Postal Inspection Service are investigating the origins of the letter.Continue reading
Law enforcement intercepts package containing ricin addressed to ...
Law enforcement earlier this week intercepted a package addressed to President Trump containing the poison ricin, according to two officials.Continue reading
Package Containing Ricin Was Intercepted in the White House Mail
Ricin is a poison derived from castor beans and exposure to it can be deadly. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, if inhaled or ingested, ...Continue reading
A package containing the poison ricin and addressed to Trump ...
Ricin is a highly toxic compound extracted from castor beans that has been used in terror plots. It can be used in powder, pellet, mist or acid form. If ingested, it ...Continue reading
Authorities are investigating a package sent – but not delivered – to ...
Officials are investigating a package sent to President Trump. It was screened off site and never made it to the White House.Continue reading