She said: "Charlie has been through an appalling experience most of us could never imagine".
Detectives believe a team of Russians assassins were sent to the United Kingdom to murder the former Kremlin double agent back in March and are hunting up to six suspects. Britain has blamed Russian Federation for poisoning the spy and his daughter, who both recovered after lengthy hospitalizations, as well as accidentally poisoning Rowley, Sturgess and a police officer who aided the Skripals.
The attack on the Skripals led to a spiraling diplomatic dispute with Russian Federation.
A still image taken from video footage recorded on 30 June 2018 and released to AFP on 5 July 2018 shows a man on a stretcher being put into an ambulance by medics and police outside a residential address in Amesbury, southern England, on 30 June 2018 where police reported a man and woman were found unconscious in circumstances that sparked a major incident after contact with what was later identified as the nerve agent Novichok.
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It is believed the hit squad flew back to Russian Federation shortly after carrying out the attack, travelling to London from Salisbury by train.
Matthew Rowley previously said the nerve agent was found in a perfume bottle that Sturgess had sprayed on her wrists.
"We did this both to help them get better and ensure there would be no remaining contamination that could affect them or anyone who came into contact with them", she said.
Health authorities say his release does not create a risk to the public.
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Sturgess and Rowley were admitted to Salisbury District Hospital, the same hospital where the Skripals were treated.
He said his brother's recollection of the day is "very vague", but that he had told him some details.
On Thursday, a coroner's inquest was opened and adjourned for mother-of-three Ms Sturgess.
The Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons earlier this week said its inspectors had collected samples in the Amesbury case and were analysing them.
In English law, inquests are held to examine violent, unnatural or unexplained deaths. Certain areas were to be searched by fingertip, in a search due to last several days.
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