Since yesterday, three letters addressed to specific politicians have been intercepted after testing positive for a poisonous substance called ricin.

One of them was intended for President Obama.

One was sent to the Senate, and another was specifically intended for Senator Roger Wicker (R-MS).

From Huffington Post:

Chad Pergram of Fox News tweeted on Wednesday that a letter sent to Obama from same sender of the Wicker letter had been intercepted:

Fox confirms that in addition to Wicker letter, another intercepted letter was sent to President Obama.

— Chad Pergram (@ChadPergram) April 17, 2013

Letter sent to Obama from same sender in MS that also sent letter to Sen. Roger Wicker (R-MS).

— Chad Pergram (@ChadPergram) April 17, 2013



Very, very distressing news.


We’ll keep you posted as this story develops.