Bizarre twist in ricin letter case

In a surprise move, authorities released Elvis impersonator Paul Curtis from custody, dropping all charges against him in the case connected with the ricin letters sent to President Obama and members of congress. Mr. Curtis was apparently a victim of a set up. Back in Tupelo, MS, FBI agents were searching a house belonging to a man that Curtis was fueding with. The man, James Everette Dutschke, was arrested in January on charges of child molestation. The two men have apparently been quarreling for years. Washington Post: The case bears some resemblance to the FBI's pursuit of scientist Steven J. Hatfill, who was investigated for nearly five years in connection with deadly anthrax mailings in 2001. The former bioweapons researcher was not formally cleared by prosecutors until 2008, after the death of another man, bacteriologist Bruce E. Ivins, who had become the leading suspect before he succumbed to a drug overdose. Curtis is known for detailed Internet diatribes, his...(Read Full Post)