NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — James Kallstrom, the former head of the New York FBI field office, has died at 78.
Kallstrom is know for leading the criminal investigation into TWA Flight 800.READ MORE: No Mask Mandate In NYC Though De Blasio 'Strongly Recommends' Wearing Them; Cuomo Announces MTA, Port Authority Workers Must Be Vaccinated By Labor Day Or Face Testing
The 747 suddenly blew up in the sky off Long Island 25 years ago this month. All 230 people on board were killed.READ MORE: Governors Ball Drops Rapper DaBaby From Lineup Over Homophobic Remarks
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Kallstrom co-founded the Marine Corps-Law Enforcement Foundation. The organization provides aid to children who have lost a parent in the line of duty.