The actress convicted of sending ricin-laced letters to President Obama and to former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg has been given the maximum punishment for producing and possessing a biological toxin.
36-year-old Shannon Guess Richardson might not leave prison again until she’s in her mid-50s. She told the court at sentencing that she never intended to hurt anyone.
ABC’s Jim Ryan in Dallas/Ft. Worth explains what was behind the bizarre plot.