April 17, 2013 / 11:46 PM / 4 years ago

Suspect arrested for ricin letter sent to Obama: source

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. authorities have arrested a suspect from Mississippi in connection with a letter that tested positive for the poison ricin that was sent to President Barack Obama, a law enforcement source said on Wednesday.

Reporting by Tabassum Zakaria; Editing by Eric Beech

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