TODAY   |  December 11, 2013

Woman admits ricin letters sent to Obama, Bloomberg

Former actress Shannon Guess Richardson pleaded guilty to sending ricin-laced letters to President Obama and New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg. Under her plea bargain, she will serve 18 years in prison.

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>>> a texas woman pleaded guilty tuesday to sending ricin laced letters to president obama and mike bloomberg . she pleaded guilty to processing and producing a biological toxin. under the deal her prison time would be capped at 18 years. before she was arrested back in june, she tried to frame her now estranged husband for mailing those letters.