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Prosecutor's office: 5 people detained in connection with attacks in France freed from custody

  • CORRECTS FIRST NAME OF FEMALE SUSPECT This photo provided by the Paris Police Prefecture Friday, Jan. 9, 2015 shows Amedy Coulibaly A 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 Hayat Boumddiene, is the gunman's accomplice. (AP Photo/Prefecture de Police de Paris)

    CORRECTS FIRST NAME OF FEMALE SUSPECT This photo provided by the Paris Police Prefecture Friday, Jan. 9, 2015 shows Amedy Coulibaly A 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 Hayat Boumddiene, is the gunman's accomplice. (AP Photo/Prefecture de Police de Paris)  (The Associated Press)

  • This image made from a video posted online by militants on Sunday, Jan. 11, 2015, shows slain hostage-taker Amedy Coulibaly, who shot  a policewoman and four hostages at a kosher grocery in Paris, with a gun in front of an Islamic State emblem as he defends the Paris attacks carried out on the satirical newspaper, police and a Jewish store. At one point in the video, Coulibaly says Charlie Hebdo will be attacked "tomorrow" and that he and the (Said and Cherif Kouachi) brothers were coordinating. Speaking in broken Arabic, he gave his allegiance to the head of the Islamic State. (AP Photo/Militant Video)

    This image made from a video posted online by militants on Sunday, Jan. 11, 2015, shows slain hostage-taker Amedy Coulibaly, who shot a policewoman and four hostages at a kosher grocery in Paris, with a gun in front of an Islamic State emblem as he defends the Paris attacks carried out on the satirical newspaper, police and a Jewish store. At one point in the video, Coulibaly says Charlie Hebdo will be attacked "tomorrow" and that he and the (Said and Cherif Kouachi) brothers were coordinating. Speaking in broken Arabic, he gave his allegiance to the head of the Islamic State. (AP Photo/Militant Video)  (The Associated Press)

  • AP PROVIDES ACCESS TO THIS HANDOUT PHOTO TO BE USED SOLELY TO ILLUSTRATE NEWS REPORTING OR COMMENTARY ON THE FACTS OR EVENTS DEPICTED IN THIS IMAGE - This image made from a video posted online by militants on Sunday, Jan. 11, 2015, shows slain hostage-taker Amedy Coulibaly, who shot a policewoman and four hostages at a kosher grocery, with a gun as he defends the Paris attacks carried out on the satirical newspaper, police and a Jewish store. At one point in the video, Coulibaly says Charlie Hebdo will be attacked "tomorrow" and that he and the (Said and Cherif Kouachi) brothers were coordinating. Speaking in broken Arabic, he gives his allegiance to the head of the Islamic State. (AP Photo/Militant Video)

    AP PROVIDES ACCESS TO THIS HANDOUT PHOTO TO BE USED SOLELY TO ILLUSTRATE NEWS REPORTING OR COMMENTARY ON THE FACTS OR EVENTS DEPICTED IN THIS IMAGE - This image made from a video posted online by militants on Sunday, Jan. 11, 2015, shows slain hostage-taker Amedy Coulibaly, who shot a policewoman and four hostages at a kosher grocery, with a gun as he defends the Paris attacks carried out on the satirical newspaper, police and a Jewish store. At one point in the video, Coulibaly says Charlie Hebdo will be attacked "tomorrow" and that he and the (Said and Cherif Kouachi) brothers were coordinating. Speaking in broken Arabic, he gives his allegiance to the head of the Islamic State. (AP Photo/Militant Video)  (The Associated Press)

The Paris prosecutors' spokeswoman says five people detained in connection with the three days of bloodshed in France have been released from custody.

Agnes Thibault-Lecuivre said the five were freed from custody late Saturday.

The gunmen who carried out the attacks on the satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo, a policewoman outside Paris, a kosher market and a printing house all died after standoffs with police.

Family members of the attackers have been given preliminary charges, but Thibault-Lecuivre said no one was in custody.

The widow of one of the men, who is named as an accomplice, is believed to have traveled to a Turkish city near the Syrian border and then all traces of her were lost.