‘Suspicious substance’ sent to Obama…Second letter to Senate intercepted
WASHINGTON (AP) — Secret Service spokesman Ed Donovan says the letter was intercepted at a facility away from the White House. He says the letter was received yesterday. The letter comes a day after lawmakers said a letter was mailed to Sen. Roger Wicker that tested positive for poisonous ricin (RY’-sin). Another senator said police have a suspect in mind.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Law enforcement officials say a second letter sent to the U.S. Senate has been intercepted and is being tested for poisonous ricin. Two officials told The Associated Press on Wednesday that the letter was being treated in the same manner as a separate one sent to Mississippi Sen. Roger Wicker and was undergoing field tests.
Source: Associated Press