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Bobbitt freed

Lorena Bobbitt, 24, who severed her husband's penis with a kitchen knife last year, was released from a mental hospital where she had undergone observation since her acquittal on grounds of insanity, Reuter reports from Manassas, Virginia. She is to receive out-patient treatment.