UPDATE 5:12 p.m.: Statement from the Defense Intelligence Agency says no suspicious package has been found:
Today, DIA’s mail screening equipment alerted officials to the possible presence of a potentially harmful substance. After thorough on-scene investigation, no suspicious packages or letters were located. The FBI took samples and will conduct further testing off-site,
DIA has no further comment on this ongoing investigation. Questions pertaining to testing should be directed to FBI public affairs,
Original story below
The Washington Post reported that another potential ricin letter attack has been thwarted by federal authorities, this one at a military base.
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The man originally suspected to be behind last week’s first batch of ricin letters, Paul Kevin Curtis, was released from jail today. Paul’s lawyer, Christi McCoy, believes that her client was framed by an angry co-worker.
The Mississippi man who was charged with sending letters laced with poison to the White House has been released.Click here to read more