FBI agents investigating the 2001 anthrax attacks last week searched two homes belonging to a New York doctor who specializes in responding to bioterrorism. The doctor, Kenneth Berry, applied for a patent on a system to spot biological strikes days after anthrax-laced envelopes were mailed to media and government offices, killing five people. In an unexplained twist, Berry was arrested for domestic abuse hours after the searches. His father, William, said Berry was an innocent man “being shafted by the FBI.” Berry is the FBI’s second “person of interest” in the case. The other, bioterrorism expert Stephen Hatfill, has filed a lawsuit seeking to clear his name.
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