According to her lawyer and as reported on The Guardian on Dec. 12, a sometime “Walking Dead” actress, will plead guilty to charges she sent toxic ricin to President Obama in a letter. Shannon Guess Richardson, is also expected to admit sending letters containing ricin to Michael Bloomberg, the mayor of New York.
Richardson is scheduled to appear in a Texarkana, Texas federal court on Tuesday. In exchange for a deal that caps her prison time at 18 years, she is expected to plead guilty to the charges. Her lawyer, Tonda Curry said Richardson was ready to confess to her part in the ricin letter scandal. In addition to President Obama and Bloomberg, another letter was sent to Bloomberg’s pro-gun control group.
According to prosecutors on the case, Richardson originally tried to frame her now-estranged husband. She was arrested in June.
Richardson has appeared in small roles on “The Walking Dead” and had a small part in the movie, “The Blind Side.”
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