Husband, Wife Pin Ricin Letters on Each Other
Investigators say wife had specific knowledge of letters
By Polly Davis Doig, Newser Staff
Posted Jun 2, 2013 8:25 AM CDT
Mayor Michael Bloomberg on Thursday, May 30, 2013, in New York. Two threatening letters containing traces of the deadly poison ricin were sent to Bloomberg and his gun-control group.   (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

(Newser) – The ricin letters sent last week to President Obama and Michael Bloomberg have resulted in a unique round of he-said-she-said: As CBS News reports, a Texas woman told cops that her husband may have been behind the letters, but he in turn pointed the finger at her, saying that he had been set up. Authorities, who have been camped out at the couple's home in New Boston since Thursday, say that the wife had specific knowledge of the letters. FBI agents in Hazmat suits were seen searching the residence on Friday, adds the AP, but no charges have been filed.

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orlandojonny
Jun 3, 2013 5:31 AM CDT
Calling ground up castor beans (Ricin) is the same as calling glycerin soap (nitro-glycerin) will the media ever be truthful?
Smitty6398
Jun 2, 2013 10:12 PM CDT
Warden, be sure they get adjoining accomdations.
LetsBtolerant
Jun 2, 2013 7:06 PM CDT
"As CBS News reports, a Texas woman..." Who is surprised, so far??? Need we go on?