Former University of Texas student arrested with ricin strains

A former University of Texas student, Karl Jasheway, is now the subject of an ongoing investigation by the FBI, having been caught stealing vials of the biotoxin ricin from a UT laboratory. Jasheway, 26, whose research focused on antidotes to the fatal toxin, was first arrested on December 1st 2011 on suspicion of drink-driving. A number of chemical substances were found in his car and, later, in his home.

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