Prosecutor: Ibragim Todashev Probe to Continue Into 2014

State Attorney Jeff Ashton said Friday that he will make the findings from the review public next year.

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    Ibragim Todashev

    The Orlando prosecutor examining the death of a Chechen man shot to death by an FBI agent during questioning about a Boston Marathon bombing suspect won't complete his review until next year.

    State Attorney Jeff Ashton said Friday that he will make the findings from the review public next year.

    Attorneys from his office have met with representatives from the U.S. Department of Justice, who are conducting their own review of the shooting earlier this year.

    Man Connected to Boston Bombing Suspect Killed By FBI in Orlando

    [MI] Man Connected to Boston Bombing Suspect Killed By FBI in Orlando
    Ibragim Todashev was killed by a federal agent on Wednesday in Orlando. Law enforcement officials said Todashev was being questioned as part of the FBI’s effort to find and talk to anyone who had any contact with Tamerlan Tsarnaev, the older bombing suspect killed in a shootout with police. Todashev's friends comment. (Published Thursday, May 23, 2013)

    Ibragim Todashev was killed in May while FBI agents and police from Massachusetts and Florida questioned him at his Orlando apartment about his friendship with suspected Boston Marathon bomber Tamerlan Tsarnaev. Officials originally said the Chechen man lunged at an agent with a knife. They later said it was no longer clear what happened.