April 18 - A Mississippi man has been arrested for sending letters that contained a deadly poison to Washington DC lawmakers. Julie Noce reports.
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A 54 year old man is under arrest in Mississippi for sending letters with a deadly poison in them to political figures, including U.S. President Barack Obama.
The FBI said Paul Kevin Curtis of Cornith Mississippi is believed to have sent three letters which contained ricin through the U.S. mail system.
The letters were addressed to the White House, to a Republican U.S. Senator, Roger Wicker, and to a Mississippi justice official.
The FBI said the letters to Senator Wicker and to President Obama were received at mail screening facilities and never reached the intended destinations.
Both letters were signed quote, I am KC and I approve this message.