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Georgetown Student Charged With Possessing Toxin

Court documents show that a student at Georgetown University has been charged with possession of a biological toxin after ricin was found in a dorm room.

03/21/2014

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Mask May Link Deadly Ricin To Obama Letter Suspect

A dust mask may link a Mississippi man to an apparent attempt to poison President Obama and other public officials. James Dutschke is accused of sending ricin-tainted letters through the mail.

05/01/2013

James Dutschke, ricin suspect

Affidavit Says Tests Link Ricin To Suspect

Ricin has been found in a business once used by the man charged in the case of letters laced with the deadly poison being sent to President Barack Obama, according to a court document made public Tuesday that also said the substance was found on items the suspect dumped in a public trash bin.

04/30/2013

James Dutschke, ricin suspect

Brief Hearing Held In Ricin Letters Case

A Mississippi man appeared briefly in court Monday on a charge that he made a deadly poison that was sent in letters to President Barack Obama, a senator and a judge.

04/29/2013

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FBI: Miss. Man Arrested In Suspicious Letters Case

An ex-martial arts instructor made ricin and put the poison in letters to President Barack Obama and others, the FBI charged Saturday, days after dropping similar charges against an Elvis impersonator who insisted he had been framed.

04/27/2013

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Second Mississippi Man Searched For Ricin Goes Into Hiding, Claims He’s Not A Suspect

The ongoing search for the person who mailed deadly ricin letters to the president and Capitol Hill has led one man to go into hiding.

04/26/2013

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Second Miss. Man Investigated In Ricin Case

Federal investigators appear to be no closer to tracking down the person who sent ricin-tainted letters to President Barack Obama and others. With the suspect still out there, Washington is once again on edge.

04/24/2013

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Ricin Suspect Released From Jail

A Mississippi man accused of sending poison-laced letters to the president and other U.S. officials has been released from jail. Now the hunt continues for whomever sent the deadly substance.

04/23/2013

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Attorney: Scant Evidence In Mississippi Ricin Case

Federal authorities have produced scant evidence linking a Mississippi man to the mailing of ricin-laced letters to the president and a senator, his attorney says.

04/20/2013

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Experts: Ricin Mailed To President Easy To Make

The ricin mailed to the president and a U.S. senator is relatively easy to make but generally can’t be used to target a large number of people, experts say.

04/19/2013

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Man Charged In Letters Case Described As Troubled

A Mississippi man charged with sending ricin-laced letters to the president and other officials was described Thursday as a good father, a quiet neighbor and an entertainer who impersonated Elvis at parties. Other accounts show a man who spiraled into emotional turmoil trying to get attention for his claims of uncovering a conspiracy to sell body parts on the black market.

04/18/2013

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Arrest Made In Ricin Mailing Investigation

Letters sent to President Barack Obama and a U.S. senator tested positive for poisonous ricin in preliminary checks. An arrest has been made. Law enforcement sources say the suspect is Paul Kevin Curtis from Tupelo, Miss.

04/17/2013

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