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The Federal Bureau of Investigation is examining whether civil rights laws were violated in the case of Henry Glover, a New Orleans resident whose charred body was found shortly after Hurricane Katrina hit in August, 2005.

Glover’s death was not investigated by either local or federal agencies until The Nation and ProPublica reported late last year that he had been shot by an unknown attacker and left to die by New Orleans police. The Glover case is now the subject of inquiries by the FBI and two New Orleans Police Department units.

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