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-- controversial new developments in the death of Border Patrol agent Brian Terry.
His murder is linked to a gun trafficking program run by the feds called operation fast and furious.
While Arizona's US attorney is now trying to block his family from getting crime victim status.
What does that mean exactly Fox's William want to mess is live in Los Angeles what does it -- -- What means the family Allison has the right to speak at the sentencing of the man who allegedly bought the gun.
They killed their son -- expected offense to object to that but experts say it's -- unheard of for the prosecutor to.
Raising questions as to why.
In this case.
I just let's -- with Beth and I just.
I didn't believe it at first.
Brian Terry died in a shoot out near the Mexican border -- his family wants all those responsible brought to justice from the man who allegedly fired the gun to the one who bought it.
Our number one goal.
The prosecution of all the killers of -- but a surprise move this week Arizona's US attorney opposed to routine motion to list the Terry family as a crime victim.
It's mystifying -- -- the government try to deny.
The family of this fallen hero the basic respect and compassion that they are entitled to as crime victims.
In -- -- US attorney Dennis Burke says the family was not directly or approximately -- by deal legal purchase of the murder weapon.
That the real victim is not any particular person.
But society in general yet earlier this year winning guiding gun buyers Burke suggested the opposite that guns can be down in Mexico sometimes.
To be used by drug cartels -- -- war there have been some believe -- has a conflict because He directed the operation that led to Terry's death.
Have to wonder whether the government's efforts to deny the family the status is crime victims is part.
Of a strategy to avoid legal responsibility.
For some the tragic mistakes of operation fast and furious.
Accredited status doesn't jeopardize a federal case and could actually enhance it by showing that He illegally buying a gun is in a victimless crime Alley.
But the decisions up to a judge no comment number.
And we know how just important -- victim impact statements are there.
They're off and just healing for the victims as well thanks for the update --
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