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Todashev's father searches for answers

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Abdulbaki Todashev arrived in Tampa Monday, and this morning he's expected to meet with Council of American-Islamic Relations and the ACLU. He's asking these groups for help to investigate his son's death.

Abdulbaki says the FBI is not releasing any information about the incident. His eldest son Ibragim was killed during an FBI interrogation in his home in Orlando May 22, two days before he was due to fly home to his native Chechnya.

The FBI, along with several officers from Orlando and Boston, was interrogating him in connection with the Boston Marathon bombing. Todashev was a friend of one of the suspects, Tamerlan Tsarnaev.  The FBI was trying to learn more about the relationship.

Officers questioned him for several hours and soon after midnight, under circumstances that remain unexplained, Ibragim was killed.  His father says he was shot seven times. 

The FBI has opened an internal investigation. 

TIME Magazine reports Todashev will likely file a wrongful death suit -- not to seek financial compensation, but to force the FBI to reveal facts of his son's death.

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