Woman suspected of sending Castor to White House arrested at Canada-US border


Three U.S. law enforcement officials say a woman suspected of sending an envelope containing castor poison addressed to the White House and President Donald Trump was arrested at the New York-Canada border .Officials say the woman has been arrested by U.S. customs and border protection officials and is facing federal charges. Officials were not permitted to publicly discuss the ongoing investigation and spoke on condition of anonymity.

The arrest was also reported by several American media. CBC News did not independently verify the arrest.

An RCMP spokesperson told CBC News on Saturday that he was assisting the FBI with the investigation and that “initial information from the investigation suggests the letter came from Canada.”


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