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New efforts to resurrect 9/11 murder mystery By Jeff Ferrell

http://www.ksla.com/Global/story.asp?S=9688945

New efforts to resurrect 9/11 murder mystery

Posted: Jan 16, 2009 05:40 PM EST

Updated: Jan 16, 2009 06:26 PM EST

By Jeff Ferrell - bio | email

SHREVEPORT, LA (KSLA) - It's a whodunit that reads like a John Grisham thriller. It involves the poisoning death of a Shreveport dentist, writing a book critical of the FBI's response to claims of 9/11 hijackers living here a year before the attacks. Now comes renewed efforts to resurrect the case.

Seen from behind the statue of Lady Justice, it was perhaps a fitting metaphor for the very small march outside Shreveport's federal courthouse. Investigative journalist Sander Hicks became the one man who turned out, protesting the 15-months he's waited for the U.S. Justice Department to respond to his request to investigate the murder of Shreveport dentist Dr. David Graham.

Hicks blamed the low turnout at the courthouse Friday morning, January 16th, on scared friends and family. "They have said, 'if this could happen to David Graham, whoever killed him could kill us."