DETROIT - DETROIT (AP) — The Nigerian man charged with trying to blow up a Northwest Airlines flight near Detroit has been released from a hospital in the custody of federal marshals.
A spokeswoman for federal prosecutors in Detroit, Gina Balaya (Buh-LIE'-uh), says Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab (OO-mahr fah-ROOK ahb-DOOL-moo-TAH-lahb) is being kept in a secure location. She offered no other details Sunday.
The 23-year-old Abdulmutallab was being treated for burns at University of Michigan Medical Center in Ann Arbor. He was charged Saturday with attempting to destroy or wreck an aircraft and placing a destructive device in a plane.