A woman suspected of sending a letter containing Ricinus communis to us president trump has been arrested, CNN said Tuesday, citing a US law enforcement official. The woman was arrested on the spot when she tried to escape from Canada to New York State, the report said.
Earlier on the 19th, the United States intercepted a letter sent to the White House and President trump containing ricin. Preliminary investigations revealed that the letter came from Canada. Canadian police said on the evening of 19 local time that they were working with the Federal Bureau of investigation (FBI) to track the source of ricin sent to the White House.
Castor is a kind of plant. Ricin exists in castor seed.