Ricin suspect released from jail

Paul Kevin Curtis, the Mississippi man charged with sending ricin-laced letters to the White House, a U.S. senator and a Mississippi judge, was released on bond Tuesday about the same time that more of the deadly substance may have been found in Washington.

Curtis, 45, was released about 11:30 a.m. Central time, according to Jeff Woodfin, chief deputy of the U.S. Marshals Service for the Northern District of Mississippi. When a suspect is released on bond, charges are not dropped.

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Lenny Bernstein writes the To Your Health blog. He started as an editor on the Post’s National Desk in 2000 and has worked in Metro and Sports.
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