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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 …

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. …

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.

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.

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.

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 …