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Hearing canceled; press conference at 5

UPDATE: Paul Kevin Curtis, 45, has been released according to federal marshals. More information to come soon. 12: 15 p.m.

Officials have canceled the third day of a hearing for the Mississippi man accused of mailing poisoned letters to President Barack Obama, a U.S. senator and a local judge.
Christi McCoy, defense attorney for Paul Kevin Curtis, says that federal authorities and defense attorneys will speak to reporters at 5 p.m. CDT about the case.
The announcement came 90 minutes after the hearing was supposed to start in federal court. Lawyers spent that time conferring with the judge. Later, Curtis and family members were escorted into a meeting room with his lawyers.
Read The Oxford EAGLE for updates. (April 23, 2013, Page 1)

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