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Texas Woman Admits To Sending Ricin Letters To President, Officials

A Texas woman is expected to plead guilty on Tuesday to sending ricin-laced letters to both President Barack Obama and New York Mayor Mike Bloomberg.


Federal agents search outside a New Boston, Texas home after letters containing ricin were mailed from there to President Barack Obama and New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg.  (credit: CNN)

Attorney Says Ricin Suspect May Face 18 Years

The attorney of a Texas woman who will plead guilty to sending ricin-laced letters said that both sides have agreed to a prison sentence of no longer than 18 years.