ATLANTA -- An actress with ties to Georgia is in jail, accused of sending letters laced with the poison ricin to President Barack Obama and New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg.
According to the movie website IMDB, 35 year-old Shannon Rogers Guess Richardson is a bit-part actress who's appeared in many TV shows and movies produced in Georgia. Among them are the "Vampire Diaries," The Walking Dead," and "Madea's Big Family Reunion."
The pregnant mother of five is charged with mailing a threatening communication to the president.
According to authorities, a total of three letters were mailed out May 20th; the third was sent to Mark Glaze, who works for Bloomberg's gun-control organization.
Originally, investigators say Richardson had pointed the finger at her soon-to-ex husband, Nathan Richardson. But investigators let him go after questioning and subsequently arrested her on Friday.
Only Mark Glaze touched the toxic letter, according to reports. The others were quarantined immediately.
Glaze has shown no sign of illness.