Washington, D.C.

Suspected Ricin Mailer Charged with Threatening President

Could face up to 15 years in prison


CORINTH, Miss. — The Mississippi man accused of mailing letters with suspected ricin has been charged with threatening President Barack Obama and others.

The U.S. Department of Justice said in a news release Thursday that 45-year-old Paul Kevin Curtis faced two federal charges accusing him of threatening the president and others.