By Lauren Edmonds For Dailymail.com and Wires
Published: 03:32 BST, 22 September 2020 | Updated: 04:16 BST, 22 September 2020
The woman accused of mailing an envelope containing ricin to President Trump is also suspected of sending additional poisoned envelopes to law enforcement in Texas.
The first letter was intercepted earlier this week at the final offsite processing facility where mail is screened before it reaches the White House. A preliminary investigation confirmed the presence of ricin from Canada.
An unidentified woman was arrested on Sunday by the U.S. Customs and Border Protection at the Peace Bridge crossing near Buffalo, New York.
The woman is expected to face federal charges, three law enforcement officials told The Associated Press, and is set to appear in federal court in Buffalo on Tuesday.
Authorities believe she sent a total of six letters; one to Trump and the others to people in Texas.
An envelope containing ricin was mailed and addressed to President Trump (pictured) earlier this week from an address in Canada
The letter addressed to the White House appeared to have originated in Canada, the Royal Canadian Mounted Police have said.
And envelopes containing ricin were also mailed to law enforcement agencies in the Rio Grande Valley in South Texas, according to another law enforcement official.
The official did not say which agencies were sent the envelopes but said they are believed to have been mailed by the same person who sent one to