Father of man FBI shot in Orlando claims his son was executed

Published On: May 30 2013 10:48:27 AM EDT
Updated On: May 31 2013 06:25:39 AM EDT

The father of a Chechen immigrant killed in Orlando while being interrogated by the FBI about his ties to a Boston Marathon bombings suspect says agents killed his son "execution style."

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The father of a Chechen immigrant killed while being interrogated by the FBI about his ties to a Boston Marathon bombings suspect says agents killed his son "execution style."

At a press conference Thursday in Moscow, Abdul-Baki Todashev showed journalists 16 photographs he said were of his son, Ibragim, in a Florida morgue. He said his son had six gunshot wounds to his torso and one to the back of his head and the pictures were taken by his son's friend, Khusen Taramov.

It was not immediately possible to authenticate the photographs.

The FBI says 27-year-old Ibragim Todashev was killed during a violent confrontation last week while being questioned about his ties to slain Boston Marathon bombing suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev, as well as about a 2011 triple slaying in Massachusetts.

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