Dad, Pal of Pace Student Shot Dead by Cops Testify Before Grand Jury

Relatives called for federal probe into police-involved shooting

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    The father and the best friend of a college football player killed by police have testified before a grand jury.

    The father, Danroy Henry Sr. of Easton, Mass., said after his testimony Friday that he did not like having to talk about how his son died rather than how he lived.

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    Danroy Henry Jr., a 20-year-old Pace University student, was killed Oct. 17 when officers fired at his car outside a bar in the New York City suburb of Thornwood. Police had been called because of a disturbance that spilled out of the bar.

    A Westchester County grand jury is investigating the officers' actions.

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    Friends and family of Danroy Henry were joined by fellow pace students Sunday to silently march to the Courthouse in White Plains. The reason for the hush demonstration? They wanted answers.The true events of what happened the October night when police shot and killed Danroy Henry are still unclear. Henry's family and friends feel the investigation, currently conducted by State Police and the Westchester DA, will favor the police. The Henry family has asked for federal prosecutors to take over the case. Tom llamas brings us more. (Published Monday, Nov. 22, 2010)

    Henry's friend Brandon Cox, also of Easton, was in Henry's car and was wounded in the shooting. He would not comment after his grand jury testimony.