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April 30, 2013

Lawyer: Former suspect’s home is unlivable

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OXFORD, Miss. —

Curtis, a 45-year-old Elvis impersonator, was arrested on April 17. The charges were dropped six days later and Curtis was released from jail.

After Curtis was released, the focus turned to Dutschke. In court Monday, a judge ordered that Dutschke be held without bond until a preliminary and detention hearing on Thursday.

Dutschke, 41, has denied involvement in the mailing of the letters, saying he’s a patriot with no grudges against anyone. He has previously run for political office and was known to frequent political rallies in northern Mississippi.

Dutschke’s house, business and vehicles in Tupelo, Miss., were searched last week. He faces up to life in prison if convicted.

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