HATBORO, Pa. - Police in Montgomery County say they have located more evidence near the Hatboro home of a man arrested in a ricin-related incident.
Investigators on the scene say the evidence was recovered late Thursday afternoon in a gas valve about a block away from the Byberry Road home of 19 year-old Nicholas Todd Helman.
Officials would not specify what evidence they recovered. They denied earlier reports that ricin was dumped into a storm drain near the scene.
Helman is facing charges after police say he sent a romantic rival a birthday card, laced with poison. Investigators say he sent his ex-girlfriend's current boyfriend a card laced with ricin.
Officials say Helman told a co-worker about the card.. who then called police.
Allentown, PA 18102
- Lehigh Valley 69 News