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And burials today for the only person ever convicted in the bombing of pan am flight one O three over Lockerbie Scotland which killed 270 people mostly Americans.
He is -- -- or was -- -- all -- he died of cancer yesterday in his native Libya.
The bombing back in 1988.
Killed as I mentioned nearly 200 Americans dozens of them students from Syracuse University.
-- McGraw he always insisted he was not guilty and in 2009 Scottish authorities released him from prison because doctors city had just months to live.
Of course they were wrong.
That outraged families and their anger only grew as he continued to live in freedom year after year before he died with his family and his side.
An opportunity that victims of that bombing never had.
The fox sports -- course front Jonathan Hunt is with us what -- of the famous of these victims saying tonight Jonathan and.
Are bittersweet day for them -- clearly not many of them was sorry to hear that of the death of Al-Megrahi.
But it also brought into focus the fury that they feel towards -- storage.
And British governments they released him as you know I back in 2009 knowing what they said -- compassionate grounds that many of the victims families.
Believe it was actually economic reasons getting British companies access to Libyan oil field senators Chuck Schumer.
-- -- -- in regular contact with many of the families he summed up their frustrations listen.
There's such a grave injustice that alma brown.
Who caused such how they can search hard it.
Died in freedom instead of behind bars -- where he shouldn't have been and that's where he belongs.
It's particularly despicable that he was able to die with his family but he took that right away from 200 others.
Senator Schumer also -- the British and Scottish government some quote not coming clean and he warned that eventually.
The truth will come -- itself.
Mostly the Scottish government had an oil deal -- Libya there's not much question about that.
But the Scottish government continues to insist that it still looking for -- McGraw he's accomplices right.
Yet the Scottish officials say quite obviously that -- he did not conceived plan and carry out.
The bombing of flight one -- three alone they say that there are other co conspirators at that.
That they will look the justice department of Scotland said today continue to look -- those co conspirators.
But a lot of people damped the Scottish government's determination to do that precisely because of how they handled the situation of -- -- And Jonathan Hunt however this Jonathan thanks very much witnesses say there were quote.
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