FBI confirms ricin in D.C. letters

This Just In

The FBI said Thursday it confirmed the presence of the deadly poison ricin in letters sent to a U.S. senator and President Barack Obama. A suspect has been arrested in the case.

That suspect appeared Thursday in federal court in Oxford Mississippi.

During a four-minute hearing, Magistrate Judge S. Allan Alexander ordered Paul Kevin Curtis – who appeared in court with attorney Christi McCoy – to remain in custody until a grand jury issues an expected indictment and a preliminary and detention hearing on April 29.

Earlier Thursday, the 45-year-old resident of Corinth, Mississippi, was charged with sending a threat to the president.

A criminal complaint charged Curtis with „knowingly depositing for conveyance in the mail and for delivery from any post office any letter, paper, writing or document containing threats to take the life of or to inflict bodily harm upon the President of the United States.”

The federal…

Vezi articol original 21 de cuvinte mai mult

Acest articol a fost publicat în Uncategorized. Pune un semn de carte cu legătura permanentă.

Lasă un răspuns

Completează mai jos detaliile despre tine sau dă clic pe un icon pentru autentificare:

Logo WordPress.com

Comentezi folosind contul tău WordPress.com. Dezautentificare / Schimbă )

Poză Twitter

Comentezi folosind contul tău Twitter. Dezautentificare / Schimbă )

Fotografie Facebook

Comentezi folosind contul tău Facebook. Dezautentificare / Schimbă )

Fotografie Google+

Comentezi folosind contul tău Google+. Dezautentificare / Schimbă )

Conectare la %s