Probing Anthrax In Princeton

Former Army scientist Steven Hatfill landed once again at the center of the FBI's 10-month anthrax investigation last week, stirring debate within the agency. Hatfill--whom the FBI has called a "person of interest" in the probe, along with about 25 other scientists--held a press conference in which he vehemently denied any role in mailing the anthrax-laced letters that killed five last fall. But days later, FBI agents and Princeton police were flashing Hatfill's photo to merchants in Princeton, N.J., where anthrax spores turned up on a mailbox near Princeton University. The sleuthing is controversial among some veteran investigators, who fear that...

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