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TWO HAVE BEEN RULED HOMICIDES AND FAMILIES ARE NOW DESPERATE FOR HOMICIDES AND FAMILIES ARE NOW DESPERATE FOR ANSWERS. ARE NOW DESPERATE FOR ANSWERS. KOURTNEY CUE ANSWERS. KOURTNEY CUE KOURTNEY IS IN WEST KOURTNEY CUE KOURTNEY IS IN WEST VIRGINIA FOR US. KOURTNEY IS IN WEST VIRGINIA FOR US.>>Reporter: KIRK VIRGINIA FOR US.>>Reporter: KIRK McDERMOTT SURVIVED>>Reporter: KIRK McDERMOTT SURVIVED COMBAT IN VIETNAM BUT McDERMOTT SURVIVED COMBAT IN VIETNAM BUT DIED THE IN A V.A. COMBAT IN VIETNAM BUT DIED THE IN A V.A. HOSPITAL IN WEST DIED THE IN A V.A. HOSPITAL IN WEST VIRGINIA WHERE HOSPITAL IN WEST VIRGINIA WHERE INVESTIGATORS SAY HE VIRGINIA WHERE INVESTIGATORS SAY HE WAS MURDERED. INVESTIGATORS SAY HE WAS MURDERED. DID YOU FEEL BETRAYED WAS MURDERED. DID YOU FEEL BETRAYED BY THE V.A.? DID YOU FEEL BETRAYED BY THE V.A.?>>OH YEAH, OH YEAH, BY THE V.A.?>>OH YEAH, OH YEAH, DEFINITELY.>>OH YEAH, OH YEAH, DEFINITELY.>>Reporter: HIS DEFINITELY.>>Reporter: HIS DAUGHTERS WERE FIRST>>Reporter: HIS DAUGHTERS WERE FIRST TOLD HIS DAD DIED IN DAUGHTERS WERE FIRST TOLD HIS DAD DIED IN APRIL OF 2018 OF TOLD HIS DAD DIED IN APRIL OF 2018 OF NATURAL CAUSES UNTIL APRIL OF 2018 OF NATURAL CAUSES UNTIL THE FBI SHOWED UP SIX NATURAL CAUSES UNTIL THE FBI SHOWED UP SIX MONTHS LATER. THE FBI SHOWED UP SIX MONTHS LATER.>>THEY HAD SUSPICIONS MONTHS LATER.>>THEY HAD SUSPICIONS ABOUT THAT STUFF AND>>THEY HAD SUSPICIONS ABOUT THAT STUFF AND ASKED IF HE COULD ABOUT THAT STUFF AND ASKED IF HE COULD EXHUME HIM TO CHECK ASKED IF HE COULD EXHUME HIM TO CHECK THIS OUT. EXHUME HIM TO CHECK THIS OUT.>>Reporter: THE THIS OUT.>>Reporter: THE AUTOPSY REPORT RULED>>Reporter: THE AUTOPSY REPORT RULED EIGHT HOMICIDE FROM A AUTOPSY REPORT RULED EIGHT HOMICIDE FROM A MASSIVE DOSE OF EIGHT HOMICIDE FROM A MASSIVE DOSE OF INSULIN INJECTED INTO MASSIVE DOSE OF INSULIN INJECTED INTO HIS STOMACH. INSULIN INJECTED INTO HIS STOMACH.>>THEY THINK HE WAS HIS STOMACH.>>THEY THINK HE WAS MURDERED.>>THEY THINK HE WAS MURDERED. IT FLOORED ME ALSO. MURDERED. IT FLOORED ME ALSO.>>Reporter: THE IT FLOORED ME ALSO.>>Reporter: THE FAMILY FILING A>>Reporter: THE FAMILY FILING A WRONGFUL DEATH SUIT FAMILY FILING A WRONGFUL DEATH SUIT WHICH ALSO ALLEGES WRONGFUL DEATH SUIT WHICH ALSO ALLEGES INSULIN WAS WRONGFULLY WHICH ALSO ALLEGES INSULIN WAS WRONGFULLY INJECTED INTO 10 INSULIN WAS WRONGFULLY INJECTED INTO 10 VETERANS LIKE GEORGE INJECTED INTO 10 VETERANS LIKE GEORGE SHAW. VETERANS LIKE GEORGE SHAW. A FAMILY TOLD NBC NEWS SHAW. A FAMILY TOLD NBC NEWS HIS BODY WAS EXHUMED A FAMILY TOLD NBC NEWS HIS BODY WAS EXHUMED AND HE DIED FROM HIS BODY WAS EXHUMED AND HE DIED FROM INSULIN INJECTIONS IN AND HE DIED FROM INSULIN INJECTIONS IN FOUR PLACES THE DAY INSULIN INJECTIONS IN FOUR PLACES THE DAY AFTER McDERMOTT DIED FOUR PLACES THE DAY AFTER McDERMOTT DIED IN THE SAME V.A. AFTER McDERMOTT DIED IN THE SAME V.A. HOSPITAL. IN THE SAME V.A. HOSPITAL.>>WAS IT NEGLIGENCE? HOSPITAL.>>WAS IT NEGLIGENCE? WAS IT MALPRACTICE?>>WAS IT NEGLIGENCE? WAS IT MALPRACTICE? WAS IT INTENT. WAS IT MALPRACTICE? WAS IT INTENT.>>Reporter: WAS IT INTENT.>>Reporter: INVESTIGATORS TOLD HIM>>Reporter: INVESTIGATORS TOLD HIM A YEAR AGO ABOUT THE INVESTIGATORS TOLD HIM A YEAR AGO ABOUT THE SUSPICIOUS DEATHS AND A YEAR AGO ABOUT THE SUSPICIOUS DEATHS AND THAT THERE WAS A SUSPICIOUS DEATHS AND THAT THERE WAS A PERSON OF INTEREST. THAT THERE WAS A PERSON OF INTEREST.>>WHAT I CAN’T FIGURE PERSON OF INTEREST.>>WHAT I CAN’T FIGURE OUT, ONE YEAR OF AN>>WHAT I CAN’T FIGURE OUT, ONE YEAR OF AN INVESTIGATION YOU OUT, ONE YEAR OF AN INVESTIGATION YOU CAN’T TELL ME BEYOND A INVESTIGATION YOU CAN’T TELL ME BEYOND A PERSON OF INTEREST, CAN’T TELL ME BEYOND A PERSON OF INTEREST, NOTHING HAS BEEN DONE? PERSON OF INTEREST, NOTHING HAS BEEN DONE?>>Reporter: THE NOTHING HAS BEEN DONE?>>Reporter: THE CENTER IS COOPERATING>>Reporter: THE CENTER IS COOPERATING WITH THE INVESTIGATION CENTER IS COOPERATING WITH THE INVESTIGATION AND THAT ALLEGATIONS WITH THE INVESTIGATION AND THAT ALLEGATIONS OF POTENTIAL AND THAT ALLEGATIONS OF POTENTIAL MISCONDUCT DO NOT OF POTENTIAL MISCONDUCT DO NOT INVOLVE ANY CURRENT MISCONDUCT DO NOT INVOLVE ANY CURRENT EMPLOYEES. INVOLVE ANY CURRENT EMPLOYEES. V.A. SECRETARY ROBERT EMPLOYEES. V.A. SECRETARY ROBERT WILL KEY SAYS HE’S V.A. SECRETARY ROBERT WILL KEY SAYS HE’S WAITING FOR ANSWERS WILL KEY SAYS HE’S WAITING FOR ANSWERS FROM HIS INSPECTOR WAITING FOR ANSWERS FROM HIS INSPECTOR GENERAL. FROM HIS INSPECTOR GENERAL.>>THIS INVESTIGATION GENERAL.>>THIS INVESTIGATION NEEDS TO CONCLUDE.>>THIS INVESTIGATION NEEDS TO CONCLUDE. WE NEED TO TAKE CARE NEEDS TO CONCLUDE. WE NEED TO TAKE CARE OF THOSE FAMILIES AND WE NEED TO TAKE CARE OF THOSE FAMILIES AND MAKE SURE THAT THEY OF THOSE FAMILIES AND MAKE SURE THAT THEY HAVE WHAT THEY NEED IN MAKE SURE THAT THEY HAVE WHAT THEY NEED IN THIS VERY, VERY SAD HAVE WHAT THEY NEED IN THIS VERY, VERY SAD TIME. THIS VERY, VERY SAD TIME.>>Reporter: CHRIS TIME.>>Reporter: CHRIS SAYS IT’S LIKE LOSING>>Reporter: CHRIS SAYS IT’S LIKE LOSING HER DAD ALL OVER SAYS IT’S LIKE LOSING HER DAD ALL OVER AGAIN. HER DAD ALL OVER AGAIN.>>IT’S A HORRIBLE AGAIN.>>IT’S A HORRIBLE FEELING.>>IT’S A HORRIBLE FEELING.>>Reporter: AND NOW FEELING.>>Reporter: AND NOW GRIEVING FAMILIES LEFT>>Reporter: AND NOW GRIEVING FAMILIES LEFT WONDERING WAS A SERIAL GRIEVING FAMILIES LEFT WONDERING WAS A SERIAL KILLER STALKING THE WONDERING WAS A SERIAL KILLER STALKING THE HOSPITAL WHERE KILLER STALKING THE HOSPITAL WHERE VETERANS HAD GONE FOR

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