Listen: Packages sent to Pentagon test positive for ricin
"To letters that arrived at a Pentagon distribution center. Have tested positive for the poison Wrightson and a suspicious envelope has been sent to the White House. More from this morning's Mike Gavin. The letter sent to the Pentagon were addressed to Defense Secretary, Jim Madison, Admiral John Richardson chief of naval operations separately. The secret service confirmed yesterday that it had intercepted an envelope Monday. That was addressed you President Trump, but would not discuss the contents the Pentagon mail distribution center flagged the parcels when they arrived because it's not located physically inside the Pentagon. None of the buildings roughly twenty thousand employees were endanger, Gordon, thanks, Mike Reiss. In is a poison derived from castor beans and exposure to it can be deadly. According to the CDC if inhaled or ingested rice and can cause vomiting diarrhea and respiratory problems. There is"