09.15.14

Milzman ricin case ends

Posted in Bioterrorism, Culture of Lickspittle, Ricin Kooks, War On Terror at 1:32 pm by George Smith

Nineteen year old Georgetown U. student Danny Milzman has pled guilty to “making ricin.”

Like everyone else in America, Milzman actually made castor powder, which contains some ricin.

Allegedly inspired by the Walter White character in Breaking Bad, this is another sad case, one in which a troubled student made one serious lapse in judgment. In the past, I’ve argued for diversion programs for some first-time American ricin offenders. Daniel Milzman is one such a person, not a threat to the community or his school.

Wire news indicates he could be sentenced to one to two years in jail.

From the net:

A former Georgetown University student accused of making ricin in his dorm room pleaded guilty Monday, and could face up to two years when he’s sentenced …

The amount of ricin Milzman produced was enough to kill an average person weighing 220 pounds if inhaled or injected, officials said. According to court documents, Milzman spent [about] a week researching ricin online, and watched 13 episodes of the show “Breaking Bad,” during which ricin was used as a weapon to injure or kill someone.

When sentenced, Milzman faces between 366 days and two years behind bars.

The news is in error. In Breaking Bad, Walter White “cooked” ricin to put into the meal of a drug lord who was holding him and his partner hostage in Mexico. The plot failed.

Ah, my bad. Must be the heat wave. In the final episode of Breaking Bad, Walter White finally puts his “cooked” ricin in the hot drink of a former partner in crime, apparently killing her.


Danny Milzman — from the archives.

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