Associated Press, Published April 23 2013
After charges dropped, Miss. man in ricin case: 'I love my country'TUPELO, Miss. — A Mississippi man is speaking out now that charges have been dropped against him in an investigation of ricin-laced letters.
Paul Kevin Curtis says he respects President Barack Obama, loves his country and that he “would never do anything to pose a threat.”
Curtis says this week has been a nightmare.
Curtis was arrested last Wednesday after the detection of poisoned letters to Obama, a U.S. senator and a judge.
Charges were dropped late Tuesday after searches of Curtis’ house failed to turn up ricin.
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