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While Mass. AG demurs, at least someone probes Todashev shooting

Abdulbaki Todashev, the father of Ibragim Todashev, seeks information into the shooting death of his son, who was killed by a Boston FBI agent in Florida during questioning in connection with the Boston Marathon bombing.

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Abdulbaki Todashev, the father of Ibragim Todashev, seeks information into the shooting death of his son, who was killed by a Boston FBI agent in Florida during questioning in connection with the Boston Marathon bombing.

It’s good to learn that a prosecutor in Florida has launched an independent review of the FBI shooting of Ibragim Todashev (“Review of Todashev shooting welcomed,” Metro, Aug. 10). Regardless who he was, or what his history might have been, Todashev’s unexplained and mysterious fatal shooting at the hands of an FBI agent deserves investigation.

It is an embarrassment for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts that our own attorney general couldn’t be bothered, despite the importance of the case to this state, and despite the fact that a Massachusetts law-enforcement officer was present at the time of the FBI shooting.

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One can only hope that the prosecutor in Florida will conduct a thorough and public investigation of what happened.

Kathy Jarvis

Bedford

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