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French police seeking widow of slain terror suspect, considered dangerous herself

  • CORRECTS FIRST NAME OF FEMALE SUSPECT  In this combination photo provided by the Paris Police Prefecture, Amedy Coulibaly, left, and Hayat Boumddiene, two suspects named by police as accomplices in a kosher market attack on the eastern edges of Paris on Friday, Jan. 9, 2015. A police official says the man who has taken at least five people hostage in a kosher market on the eastern edges of Paris Friday appears linked to the newsroom massacre earlier this week that left 12 people dead. Paris police released a photo of Amedy Coulibaly as a suspect in the killing Thursday of a policewoman, and the official named him as the man holed up in the market. He said the man is armed with an automatic rifle and some hostages have been gravely wounded. He said a second suspect, a woman named Hayat Boumddiene, is the gunman's accomplice. (AP Photo/Prefecture de Police de Paris)

    CORRECTS FIRST NAME OF FEMALE SUSPECT In this combination photo provided by the Paris Police Prefecture, Amedy Coulibaly, left, and Hayat Boumddiene, two suspects named by police as accomplices in a kosher market attack on the eastern edges of Paris on Friday, Jan. 9, 2015. A police official says the man who has taken at least five people hostage in a kosher market on the eastern edges of Paris Friday appears linked to the newsroom massacre earlier this week that left 12 people dead. Paris police released a photo of Amedy Coulibaly as a suspect in the killing Thursday of a policewoman, and the official named him as the man holed up in the market. He said the man is armed with an automatic rifle and some hostages have been gravely wounded. He said a second suspect, a woman named Hayat Boumddiene, is the gunman's accomplice. (AP Photo/Prefecture de Police de Paris)  (The Associated Press)

  • CORRECTS FIRST NAME OF SUSPECT This photo provided by the Paris Police Prefecture Friday, Jan. 9, 2015 shows  Hayat Boumddiene the suspect in the kosher market attack. A police official says the man who has taken at least five people hostage in a kosher market on the eastern edges of Paris Friday appears linked to the newsroom massacre earlier this week that left 12 people dead.  Paris police released a photo of Amedy Coulibaly as a suspect in the killing Thursday of a policewoman, and the official named him as the man holed up in the market. He said the man is armed with an automatic rifle and some hostages have been gravely wounded. He said a second suspect, a woman named Hayet Boumddiene, is the gunman's accomplice. (AP Photo/Prefecture de Police de Paris)

    CORRECTS FIRST NAME OF SUSPECT This photo provided by the Paris Police Prefecture Friday, Jan. 9, 2015 shows Hayat Boumddiene the suspect in the kosher market attack. A police official says the man who has taken at least five people hostage in a kosher market on the eastern edges of Paris Friday appears linked to the newsroom massacre earlier this week that left 12 people dead. Paris police released a photo of Amedy Coulibaly as a suspect in the killing Thursday of a policewoman, and the official named him as the man holed up in the market. He said the man is armed with an automatic rifle and some hostages have been gravely wounded. He said a second suspect, a woman named Hayet Boumddiene, is the gunman's accomplice. (AP Photo/Prefecture de Police de Paris)  (The Associated Press)

French police are hunting the wife of one of the slain suspects in a wave of attacks around Paris, considered dangerous herself and the possible key to helping authorities dismantle what could be a terrorist network.

Hayat Boumeddiene, 26, wed Amedy Coulibaly in an Islamic religious ceremony in July 2009 — a union not recognized by French law. A circular distributed Friday by French police said Boumeddiene should be considered dangerous and potentially armed.

At dusk Friday, Coulibaly was killed by police who stormed a kosher market in eastern Paris and freed the gunman's hostages. French prosecutors said Coulibaly had killed four people at the grocery.