As Families See Evidence, FBI Set to End Anthrax Probe

How feds traced attack to Ivins is key question
By Nick McMaster,  Newser Staff
Posted Aug 6, 2008 12:43 PM CDT
In this Oct. 10, 2001, file photo, Boca Raton Fire & Rescue members assist FBI agents in an anthrax investigation.   (AP Photo)
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(Newser) – The FBI began releasing details of its investigation into the 2001 anthrax mail attacks to families of the victims today, the AP reports, with information to be made public within hours on judge’s orders. The agency is ready to end its probe, with sources telling the Wall Street Journal spores found on a laboratory flask link the fatal attacks to Bruce Ivins, the researcher who committed suicide last week.