KXRK Disrupted After Receiving 'Suspicious Package'
December 31, 2013 at 5:56 AM (PT)
SIMMONS MEDIA GROUP Alternative KXRK (X96)/SALT LAKE CITY had an anything-but-normal business day when Hazmat workers were called in to check out a "suspicious package" that came in the mail, reports the SALT LAKE TRIBUNE. Although lab tests are ongoing, the package contained a CD and a business card bearing an unspecified, but somewhat incoherent message.
It all started when a station employee found the suspicious envelope, addressed from out of state, while opening mail He opened it to find a CD and the card. However, the card apparently had writing on it that the employee thought "was from a crazy person." He Googled the name on the card, it purportedly linked to an undisclosed person associated with past ricin incidents.
That prompted a call to the police were called, the Hazmat crew response and a brief lockdown of the offices. Once everything was cleared, the station returned to normal.