FBI arrest woman, 70, for having ricin she planned to poison herself with

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The FBI have arrested a 70-year-old woman from Vermont for possessing a biological weapon that she planned to poison herself with.

Betty Miller manufactured the deadly ricin substance at the Wake Robin retirement home where she lived and tested it on her fellow residents, federal officials said.

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She was charged on Thursday with violating US laws that prohibit possessing biological weapons after tests revealed she had made it at the home in Shelburne.

Miller told an FBI agent she wanted to ‘injure herself’ and was testing the poison’s effectiveness on other… Read the full story

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