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Federal prosecutors appealed a judge's order that would release from jail Georgetown University student Daniel Milzman, who is accused of making ricin toxin in his dorm room.
A judge ordered the 19-year-old accused of making a deadly ricin toxin be released to home confinement for immediate admittance to a psychiatric hospital on Tuesday, then agreed to stay the ruling for 24 hours upon prosecutors' request.
A Georgetown University student was charged with producing the deadly toxin ricin in his dorm room.
WTOP's Dick Uliano reports.
A college student has been charged with possessing a biological toxin after ricin was found in his Georgetown dorm room on Tuesday, March 18.
The substance found early Tuesday in a dorm room at Georgetown University has been confirmed to be ricin.
A Mississippi man suspected of sending poison-laced letters to President Barack Obama and two other officials was charged in a five-count federal indictment made public Monday that could send him to prison for life if he's convicted.
A law enforcement official says a Texas home has been searched and a resident interviewed as part of the investigation into ricin-tainted letters sent to New York City's mayor and President Barack Obama.
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