FBI Arrests Mississippi Man For Allegedly Mailing Ricin Letters

By Allan Lengel

The FBI announced Wednesday that it arrested a man in connection with the mailing of three letters suspected of containing ricin. The letters were sent to a U.S. senator, the White House and a Mississippi justice official.

Agent around 5:15 p.m. arrested Paul Kevin Curtis at his home in Corinth, Miss.

The Washington Post reported that he is a frequent letter-writer to lawmakers, and was known to law enforcement.


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