Charges dropped against man accused of sending ricin letters

News
This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.

OXFORD, Miss. – Charges have been dropped against a Mississippi man accused of sending ricin-laced letters to President Obama and others.

Paul Kevin Curtis and his attorneys spoke to the media at a news conference after the charges were dropped.

Curtis was arrested last Wednesday and charged with sending ricin-laced letters to the president, Mississippi Sen. Roger Wicker and a county judge.

The order of dismissal said that the ongoing investigation had revealed new information.

An FBI agent testified in court that no ricin was found at Curtis home.

Latest News

More News

National News

More National

Washington D.C.

More Washington DC

Your Local Election HQ

More Your Local Election HQ
graphic of the Red Cross

Don't Miss

Latest News

More News

Popular

KFOR Podcasts

More Podcasts

Follow @KFOR on Twitter