“Walking Dead” Actress Shannon Rogers Guess Richardson Arrested for Sending Ricin Letters to Obama
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Shannon Rogers Guess Richardson, an actress who has appeared in “The Walking Dead” and “Vampire Diaries,” was arrested on Friday in connection with ricin-laced letters sent to President Obama and New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg.
USA Today reported:
A TV actress was arrested Friday in connection with ricin-laced letters sent to President Obama and New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg.
The arrest of Shannon Rogers Guess Richardson, 38, initially reported by NBC News, comes two weeks after Richardson contacted the FBI claiming that her husband, Nathan Richardson, had sent the letters last month to Obama, Bloomberg and Mark Glaze, head of a gun-control organization co-founded by Bloomberg.
Nathan Richardson, a 33-year-old Army veteran, was questioned by the FBI last week. He has been married to Guess, a former Dallas beauty queen, since 2011. Mrs. Richardson, a mother of five, has had minor roles in cable TV series The Walking Dead and The Vampire Diaries.
Richardson contacted agents after she said she found a suspicious substance in her refrigerator and ricin-related Internet searches on the couple’s computer. But investigators said she had sent the letters.
Attorney John Delk, who represents Nathan Richardson, said his client is divorcing his wife and claimed she was trying to set him up when she contacted authorities about the letters. “There are a lot of factors I’m aware of that indicate (he) was set up in this deal by her,” Delk said.
Shannon Rogers Guess Richardson was arrested this afternoon.
Here is an interesting picture of Shannon Rogers Guess Richardson, Nathan Richardson and her five boys: