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Mississippi ricin case: Man withdraws guilty plea, blames fake Elvis
Mississippi ricin case: Man withdraws guilty plea, blames fake Elvis

Pleading not guilty usually works better when you haven't already pleaded guilty. Then again, normalcy has yet to visit the Mississippi ricin saga. In a federal court Tuesday, one of America's weirdest continuing criminal cases added another bizarre chapter when a Tupelo taekwondo instructor changed his mind about his guilt and again blamed an Elvis impersonator with trying to poison the president. James Everett Dutschke (he's the taekwondo instructor) has been accused of making ricin -- a poison derived from castor beans -- and mailing the deadly material to several public officials with letters impersonating a longtime nemesis. Dutschke, 42, pleaded guilty in a January...

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