Woman Who Sent Poisonous Letters Sentenced

Texarkana, TX - The Texas woman who admitted to sending Ricin-laced letters to President Obama and New York mayor Michael Bloomberg last year was sentenced to 18 years in prison on Wednesday.

Shannon Guess Richardson was also ordered to pay 367-thousand dollars in restitution.

An FBI affidavit says Richardson also sent a poison letter to the head of the mayors against illegal guns.

The letters were intercepted before anyone got them.