Tuesday, July 31, 2012

Parents of Afghanistan war veteran who died after D.C. incident are fighting for his honor

CLIFTON PARK, N.Y. — Surveillance video from a McDonald's captures the last moments in the life of a former football player and Afghanistan war veteran from Clifton Park. But it's what the tape doesn't show that has outraged his grieving parents.

Paul and Gail Casey, the parents of the late Patrick Casey, recently obtained about 20 minutes of grainy footage taken inside the Washington, D.C., restaurant during the early morning of Sept. 23, 2011, just before their son was involved in a confrontation that ended his life. The couple have memorized every head-turn in the recording. They view it with skepticism and dread.

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