Man Arrested in Ricin Case Targeting Obama

James Everett Dutschke was apprehended early Saturday morning in Mississippi.

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James Everett Dutschke in April 2013 (CBS News)

Authorities arrested 41-year-old James Everett Dutschke in connection to the ricin-laced mail to President Obama, reports NBC News.

A Tupelo, Miss. man has been arrested in connection with the ricin-laced letters sent to President Obama and a U.S. senator, police said Saturday.

Everett Dutschke was arrested in the pre-dawn hours of Saturday morning by federal agents, NBC News affiliate WTVA reported. Investigators searched Dutschke’s home on Tuesday.

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