Crime

Ricin Reportedly Detected in Trash Near Suspect's Studio

Authorities believe Dutschke dumped tainted items

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Federal prosecutors have filed documents that say the deadly poison ricin was found on items dumped by the suspect charged in the investigation of poisoned letters sent to President Barack Obama, a U.S. senator and a Mississippi judge.

An FBI affidavit made public Tuesday says that on April 22, James Everett Dutschke removed several items from his former martial arts studio in Tupelo, Miss.