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kpete Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Feb-19-10 12:21 PM
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Source: Frederick News Post

BREAKING NEWS Ivins' attorney: Anthrax case to be closed today
Originally published February 19, 2010


By Adam Behsudi
News-Post Staff


The FBI is expected to issue a final report today on its six-year investigation of the 2001 anthrax letter attacks, according to the attorney representing former Frederick resident Bruce Ivins, a Fort Detrick scientist accused of planning and carrying out the attacks that killed five people and sickened 17.

The U.S. Attorney called me and said they would close the case today, said Rockville attorney Paul Kemp.

The report will close an investigation in which Ivins, a senior researcher at the U.S. Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases, was eventually identified as the only person suspected of mailing the deadly letters to the offices of U.S. senators and media companies.

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Ivins died from an apparent suicide in July 2008, one week before the FBI announced their findings. He had swallowed enough Tylenol to poison himself before any charges were filed.

Read more: http://www.fredericknewspost.com/sections/news/display....
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