White House Ricin Letter Suspect Charged

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obama-white-house1Paul Kevin Curtis, the Mississippi man accused of mailing ricin-positive letters to the president-and other national leaders-has been formally charged, the U.S. Department of Justice said Thursday.

The 45-year-old part-time Elvis impersonator sent the poison-filled letters in hopes of exposing what he believed to be a conspiracy to sell human body parts on the black market.

Curtis’s letters, intended for President Obama and Sen. Roger Wicker (R-Mississippi), were intercepted before arrival. Officials confirmed Thursday that both letters had tested positive for ricin.  “To see a wrong and not expose it, is to become a silent partner to its continuance,” Curtis wrote. Read more at USA Today.

{Andy Heller-Matzav.com Newscenter}

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