For Immediate Release - May 03, 2011

Statement of Attorney General Martha Coakley Regarding Suspicious Letter

"This morning, our office received through standard mail a letter that contained a white, powdery substance. Boston Police, Boston Fire, and Massachusetts State Police were immediately notified and are investigating the matter. Initial field tests have been conducted and the results do not indicate that the substance poses a risk. In an abundance of caution, additional testing will be conducted."