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A man suspected of sending letters that contained ricin poison to President Barack Obama has been ar

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A man suspected of sending letters that contained ricin poison to President Barack Obama has been arrested, NBC News reports.

The man, who also sent a poisoned letter to Republican Mississippi Senator Roger Wicker, was identified as Mississippi entertainer Paul Kevin Curtis, 45, the Justice Department announced on Thursday. He was arrested Wednesday at his home in Corinth, Miss., and faces up to 15 years in prison and a $500,000 fine, the Justice Department says.

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