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Danish sources say slain suspect in Copenhagen attacks just got out of prison

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A source close to the Danish terror investigation tells The Associated Press that the slain suspect had been released from jail just two weeks ago.

   Two Danish sources confirmed to the AP that the suspect was named Omar Abdel Hamid El-Hussein. One says El-Hussein may have become radicalized while in jail last summer. He also says the corrections authority alerted Denmark's security service after they noticed worrisome changes in El-Hussein's behavior.

   The sources spoke on condition of anonymity because Copenhagen police have not named the gunman. Police have described him as a 22-year-old Dane.

   The weekend attacks in Copenhagen killed two people and wounded five police officers.

   A Danish court today ordered two suspected accomplices held for 10 days, but the prime minister says there are no signs the gunman had links to a wider terror network.
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