Shannon Richardson

Birthday
31, 1977
Birthplace
Texas
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthday
31, 1977 (age 41)
Birthplace
Texas

About

Infamous for allegedly mailing letters tainted with ricin to both New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg and President Barack Obama, this criminal began her nearly two-decade prison sentence in 2014.

Before Fame

Before attempting to poison political officials, she pursued a career as an actress, appearing as an extra in episodes of The Walking Dead and The Vampire Diaries.

Trivia

She initially told police that her husband had sent poisoned letters to politicians; it was later revealed that she had mailed the letters herself in an attempt to frame her estranged spouse.

Family Life

Her marriage to her third husband, Nathan Richardson, ended in 2014. She gave birth to her sixth child, a son named Brody, while she was in police custody.

Associated With

She and Ted Kaczynski (The Unabomber) were both convicted of mailing deadly materials.