Stories tagged: Matthew Buquet
Sat., Jan. 11, 2014
Ricin-laced mail sent in stolen law firm stationery
A letter laced with the lethal toxin ricin arrived at the Thomas S. Foley Courthouse last May in a stolen envelope emblazoned with the name of a major law firm …
Thu., Aug. 15, 2013, 1:52 p.m.
Judge in Spokane ricin case recuses self
U.S. District Court Judge Lonny Suko recused himself from the federal case against Matthew Buquet, the man accused of sending a ricin-laced letter to one of Suko’s colleagues in May. …
Sat., June 8, 2013, 3:16 p.m.
Fifth letter in Spokane ricin case recovered; none hurt
The FBI says investigators have located a fifth letter sent from Spokane in connection with a ricin investigation.
Fri., May 31, 2013, 3:54 p.m.
FBI: Fairchild letter contained ricin
The deadly poison ricin was present in a letter sent from Spokane to Fairchild Air Force Base earlier this month, the FBI confirmed today.
Fri., May 31, 2013
Ricin-laced letters from Spokane sent to Obama, CIA
The FBI today said that a total of five threatening letters, three of which tested positive for the poison ricin, were mailed from Spokane earlier this month.
Thu., May 23, 2013
Spokane man indicted in ricin threat
A 38-year-old janitor was indicted Wednesday by a federal grand jury in connection with mailing two ricin-laced letters in Spokane. Matthew R. Buquet is accused on one count of mailing …