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Deadly poison ricin delivered in two packages to the Pentagon
The packages were addressed to Defence Secretary Jim Mattis and the head of the Navy.
North Korean antics aside, poison has been a hugely popular killing agent through the ages
Poison has been one of an assassin’s favourite methods of dealing death for centuries.
Suspicious letters sent to Obama at the White House
It is said to be ‘similar’ to an apparently poison-laced letter sent to New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg recently.
New York mayor receives suspected deadly poison letters
The letters contained “anonymous threats” and when tested locally, preliminarily indicated the presence of ricin, police said.
Charges dropped against Elvis impersonator in US ricin letters
The home of another Mississippi man is now been investigated.
Here's what the poison sent to Barack Obama can do
The toxin ricin is feared – with good reason.
Suspect arrested after 'ricin' poison letter sent to Obama
The man was arrested at his home in Mississippi after an investigation.
Deadly poison ricin sent in post to US Senator
The letter addressed to a Senator from Mississippi was intercepted before it could be delivered to him.