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Mississippi martial arts instructor gets 25 years in ricin case
Mississippi martial arts instructor gets 25 years in ricin case

A man was sentenced to 25 years in federal prison on Monday for mailing ricin to President Obama and other officials in the latest turn through the legal maze involving a martial arts instructor, an Elvis impersonator and a plea deal that was again on after the defendant initially pleaded guilty and then changed his mind. U.S. District Judge Sharion Aycock in Aberdeen, Miss., sentenced James Everett Dutschke, 41, to 25 years in prison to be followed by five years of supervised release after the taekwondo instructor decided not to withdraw his guilty plea after all. At his hearing last week, Dutschke withdrew that plea and launched into a 30-minute rant,  lashing out at Paul Kevin...

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