Letter sent to US senator tests positive for deadly poison

Letter sent to US senator tests positive for deadly poison

A letter intended to reach Sen. Roger Wicker, R-Miss., was intercepted at an off-site facility after testing positive for a deadly poison, FBI officials said late Tuesday.

An initial test of the mail, which was caught during an off-site postal screening process in Landover, Maryland, detected the letters contained the poison ricin, according to officials. A second test conducted in a lab also came back positive for the poison.

The envelope never made it to Wicker’s office. No one at the off-site facility was exposed to the substance, according to sources familiar with the mailing.

“I want to thank our law enforcement officials for their hard work and diligence in keeping those of us who work in the Capitol complex safe,” Wicker said in a statement Tuesday night.

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