Woman Jailed For 22 Years For Sending Ricin Letters to Trump

A Canadian woman has been jailed for 22 years for trying to kill the former US President Donald Trump. The woman sent letters with the ricin inside to kill Trump, who was still the President at that time. The suspect Pascale Ferrier pleaded guilty to biological weapon charges in January. 

Ferrier Failed To Kill Trump

The 56-year-old suspect tried to assassinate Donald Trump in 2020, but the poison letter failed to reach him. The letter was intercepted by the FBI and the letter led them to the suspect when they found Ferrier’s fingerprints on the letter. She also admitted to sending the same poison to eight Texas law enforcement officials.

What is Ricin?

Ricin is a poison naturally found in castor beans that can kill a human being or an animal within 36-72 hours depending upon the dose. Ferrier was sentenced to 262 months by District Judge Dabney Friedrich.

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