Trump Jr.'s wife Vanessa hospitalised after exposure to powder in envelope

Last Updated: Tue, Feb 13, 2018 13:08 hrs
Donald Trump Jr. and wife Vanessa Trump (AP image)

New York: US President Donald Trump's daughter-in-law was hospitalised on Monday after she was exposed to a white powder when she opened an envelope addressed to her husband, Donald Trump Jr., police said.

Vanessa Trump was taken to a local hospital as a precaution after she opened the letter in her New York residence, Sergeant Lee Jones at the Office of the Deputy Commissioner, Public Information, New York Police Department, told Xinhua.

Jones said the white power should be non-hazardous and has been taken to a lab for further examination.

Vanessa Trump called 911 after she started coughing and became nauseous upon opening the letter.

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