Nightly News   |  April 30, 2013

FBI links ricin to man suspected of mailing poisoned letters

The FBI has discovered traces of ricin in the former studio of suspect James Everett Dutschke, a Mississippi martial arts instructor accused of sending letters laced with the poison to President Obama and other officials. NBC’s Brian Williams reports.

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>>> tonight the fbi says tests confirm the presence of ricin found in the former business of the man who is now accused of sending poison-laced letters to president obama and other officials including a u.s. senator . according to court documents, an fbi surveillance team also saw james everett dutchke remove several items and dump them in a trash bin. one of them later tested positive for ricin. fbi says he ordered castor beans from which ricin is made on ebay last year.