The FBI has arrested a Mississippi man whose home and business were searched as part of an investigation into poisoned letters sent to the president and others.
The FBI says 41-year-old Everett Dutschke was taken into custody Saturday morning at his Tupelo home. Years ago, Dutschke was a deejay in Meridian.
The letters, which allegedly contained ricin, were sent to President Barack Obama, Sen. Roger Wicker of Mississippi and earlier to Mississippi judge, Sadie Holland.
Dutschke's attorney had said earlier his client was cooperating with investigators.
Charges were initially filed against an Elvis impersonator but then dropped. Attention then turned to Dutschke, who has ties to the former suspect and the judge and senator.
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