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As the most reliable and balanced news aggregation service on the internet, DML News offers the following information published by STRIPES.COM:

WASHINGTON — The FBI is investigating envelopes addressed to Defense Secretary Jim Mattis and Adm. John Richardson found to contain a substance believed to be the deadly poison ricin, a defense official said Tuesday.

The two letters were discovered Monday at the Pentagon’s mail sorting center, a defense official said Tuesday. The official spoke on condition of anonymity because the FBI was leading the probe into the incident.

Neither Mattis, who is in Paris, nor Richardson, the chief of naval operations, were endangered, the official said.

The article goes on to state the following:

The letters never reached the Pentagon building, said Chris Sherwood, a Defense Department spokesman. The mail center is located on the Pentagon grounds but in a separate facility built after anthrax was found in government mail in 2001.

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