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US drops ricin-letter charges against suspect

BACK TO SQUARE ONE:Shortly after the case against Paul Kevin Curtis was dismissed, Federal law enforcement officials started searching the house of one of his friends

Reuters, TUPELO, Mississippi

“Maybe I have your attention now ... Even if that means someone must die,” the letters read in part, according to the affidavit.

The letters ended: “I am KC and I approve this message.”

The initials “K.C.” led law enforcement officials to ask Wicker’s staff if they were aware of any constituents with those initials, and the focus of the investigation then turned to Curtis, the affidavit said.

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