20:09 GMT20 October 2020
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    On 19 September, the US Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) said that an investigation was underway over a suspicious letter containing the deadly poison addressed to US President Donald Trump.

    Canadian police have identified the woman who allegedly sent a package containing ricin poison to the White House, CBC reported.

    According to the report, the woman is Pascale Ferrier of Quebec. She was detained when trying to enter the United States from Canada at the Peace Bridge border crossing near Buffalo, New York on 20 September.

    The CBC reported that an apartment near Montreal has been searched and that police believe that Pascale Ferrier sent six letters, one to the White House, and five to addresses in Texas.

    The package addressed to US President Donald Trump was reportedly intercepted earlier in the week and two tests were conducted, confirming the presence of the deadly poison ricin

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    Donald Trump, White House, poison, ricin, Quebec, Canada
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