'Anthrax' letter sent to Prince Harry and Meghan Markle

'Anthrax' letter sent to Prince Harry and Meghan Markle

According to a report by London's Evening Standard, an anonymous letter addressed to the couple was sent to Kensington Palace on February 12 and officials say it contained racist messages and a suspicious white powder.

One day later, a parcel containing a similarly harmless white powder was sent to a member of Parliament-police are investigating a possible connection between the incidents.

A letter containing non-harmful white powder was also reportedly sent to Home Secretary Amber Rudd the following day.

"The substance was tested and confirmed as non suspicious", they noted, adding: "Officers are also investigating an allegation of malicious communications which relates to the same package". There have been no arrests so far.

Harry in Meghan are due to marry at St George's Chapel in Windsor Castle.

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Police say they are conducting an ongoing investigation into the incident as they try to determine a motive. The middle school and high school were placed on lockdown, according to the district's website.

Prince Harry, 33, and Meghan, 36, have since been informed about the incident as an investigation gets underway into whether the two letters are linked.

Earlier on Thursday the Met Police said the package was delivered to the palace on Monday and only revealed it contained a "substance". The couple will marry at noon in St George’s Chapel, the 15th-Century church on the grounds of Windsor Castle that has always been the backdrop of choice for royal occasions.

However, neither Kensington Palace, where Harry and Meghan live, nor the Metropolitan Police has confirmed if this was the case.

Security measures ensured that the letter was intercepted before it reached the couple.

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