Shannon Richardson: Findings Before and After Her Arrest for Mailing Ricin Laced Letters
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Born on August 31, 1977 Shannon Rogers, now Shannon Guess Richardson, 35 years old, is an Irish American was raised by her father Terry Rogers after being abandoned by her mother at the age of two. Her Father worked at General Motors in Doraville Georgia. Shannon has been married three times and has six children. The most recent child was born on July 4, 2013, while Shannon was in custody, for the sending of the three ricin laced letters. Five of the children are from previous relationships and their names are Branden, Allen, Taylor, Ethan and Logan. The sixth child is from her currently separated husband, Nathan Richardson. Nathan has filed for divorce. The most recent child was born four months prematurely. His name is Brody Nathaniel Richardson and he is currently in the custody of his father. Shannon Richardson has been arrested for mailing threatening letters,” a violation of 18 U.S. CODE § 876” (Spiropoulos, 2013). This paper will go in to detail on the findings before and after her arrest.
According to her Biography and filmography on IMDb Shannon Richardson is educated in paralegal studies and also has a teaching degree. Her hobbies include playing flute and writing travel articles. She often visited Ireland and also enjoyed travelling other places. She previously wrote articles for www.didyouweekend.com but after doing some searching it seems her writings have been removed from the website. Shannon was also an actress with roles in the following; “The Walking Dead (2010), The Vampire Diaries (2009), and The Blindside” (2011) (Snuffles).
Shannon Richardson confessed to mailing the letters on 6 June 2013 with the claim that her husband made her do it, this was an attempt to set him up. She was arrested on 7 June 2013 in T...
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...rame her husband in the process. Also it shows the competency of the United States Postal Service due to the fact they were able to trace the mail down to its origin and show photos of the items when they were processed.
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