Slain Pace Football Player's Family Speaks Out

Relatives call for federal probe into police-involved shooting

Monday, Nov 22, 2010  |  Updated 8:15 AM EDT
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For Danroy Henry's family members, his death has turned their lives upside down. John Noel brings us reactions from friends and family.

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Danroy Henry's Family Requests Federal Probe, Hundreds March in Support

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.
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Dozens of people called for justice as they marched and prayed for a Pace University football player shot and killed in his car by New York police.

Supporters of Danroy Henry and six players who came to his aid during the altercation outside a bar last month marched around the Westchester County Courthouse on Sunday.

They also attended a service at Bethel Baptist Church in White Plains, where Henry's grandfather, Wayne Dozier, said "justice has to be done.''

Henry's family is skeptical the district attorney can fairly investigate police departments that work with her.

Police say Henry sped away and hit two officers after a third officer knocked on his car window. Witnesses dispute that account.

A Westchester County grand jury investigation is under way.

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