A pregnant Texas actress who told FBI agents her husband had sent ricin-tainted letters to President Barack Obama and New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg was charged Friday with threatening the president.
Shannon Guess Richardson, who had bit parts on The Walking Dead and The Vampire Diaries, made an initial appearance in a Texarkana courtroom after being charged with mailing a threatening communication to the president. She could face up to 10 years in prison if convicted, U.S. attorney’s office spokeswoman Davilyn Walston said.
Richardson, 35, was arrested earlier in the day for allegedly mailing the ricin-laced letters last month. It wasn’t immediately clear if she had an attorney.
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