Woman charged with sending ricin letter to Trump to remain in U.S. custody

(Reuters) - A U.S. federal judge on Monday ordered the continued detainment of a Candian-French woman arrested earlier this month on suspicion of mailing ricin-filled letters to President Donald Trump and six people in Texas. H

Reuters September 29, 2020 02:10:19 IST
Woman charged with sending ricin letter to Trump to remain in U.S. custody

Woman charged with sending ricin letter to Trump to remain in US custody

(Reuters) - A U.S. federal judge on Monday ordered the continued detainment of a Candian-French woman arrested earlier this month on suspicion of mailing ricin-filled letters to President Donald Trump and six people in Texas.

H. Kenneth Schroeder, Jr., a magistrate judge in Buffalo, New York, said that Pascale Cecile Veronique Ferrier, 53, was a flight risk and potential risk to the community and should be transferred to Washington, D.C. to face a grand jury indictment there.

(reporting by Nathan Layne in Wilton, Connecticut, Editing by Franklin Paul)

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