January 24, 2013 - 9:47 PM
Grand jury says police acted properly, angering the family of 19-year-old.
In the eyes of the law, affirmed by a grand jury's review announced Thursday, three Woodbury police officers acted properly when they shot and killed Mark E. Henderson Jr., an unarmed 19-year-old hostage trying to flee a motel room during a chaotic standoff early Aug. 31.
But in her bereft and angry heart, his mother, Tawana Henderson, sees the decision by a Washington County grand jury not to issue an indictment as just another blow.
"I'm kind of not surprised. I expected it," she said Thursday. "I kind of set my mind that they weren't going to do anything.