Anthrax scientist commits suicide as FBI closes in
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01-Aug-2008 (3 comments)

WASHINGTON - A top U.S. biodefense researcher apparently committed suicide just as the Justice Department was about to file criminal charges against him in the anthrax mailings that traumatized the nation in the weeks following the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks, according to a published report.

The scientist, Bruce E. Ivins, 62, who worked for the past 18 years at the government's biodefense labs at Fort Detrick, Md., had been told about the impending prosecution, the Los Angeles Times reported for Friday editions. The laboratory has been at the center of the FBI's investigation of the anthrax attacks, which killed five people.

Ivins died Tuesday at Frederick Memorial Hospital in Maryland. The Times, quoting an unidentified colleague, said the scientist had taken a massive dose of a prescription Tylenol mixed with codeine.

Tom Ivins, a brother of the scientist, told The Associated Press that another of his brothers, Charles, told him Bruce had committed suicide.

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Much cheaper to pop the guy

by Q on

then to pay Millions of dollars like they had to do to the last scientist FBI accused.

Shining Head

Soon we may have another "main" suspect !!!

by Shining Head on

If you have noticed some of the envelpes' satmps dates that were mailed by the so called Antherax killers and shown on TV were dated September 5, 2001. The date of September 11 are also mentioned in their letters (as much as they are shown on TV) which occured six days later. Doesn't it seem like a link and due to military anthrax announcement a possible inside job here (on both 9/11 and the anthrax business)?


Suicide, or murder?

by John on

Given the interventionist history of the American "intelligence" services, I wouldn't be the least bit surprised to find out eventually that this guy was murdered in order to provide a scapegoat or patsy.  It wouldn't be the first time, and absolutely won't be the last time.  Perhaps it was the "intelligence" services that actually mailed the anthrax in order to supply bogus justification for the suspension of civil liberties and for illegal invasions of foreign states.