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Letter To President Sends Actress To Prison

 
Posted Wednesday, July 16th 2014 @ 3pm

A Texas woman who had minor acting roles in film and television has been sentenced to 18 years in prison for sending ricin-laced letters to President Barack Obama and former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg.

Shannon Guess Richardson was sentenced today by a federal judge in Texarkana, Texas. Prosecutors say Richardson mailed three letters from New Boston, Texas, outside Texarkana, then went to police and claimed that her husband did it.

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