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: Suffolk Police: Franklyn Charles, 18, Charged In Crash That Killed Jennifer Figueroa, 30, In Wyandanch
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: Alec Baldwin Was Told Gun Was "Cold" Before Fatal Movie Set Shooting, Court Records Show
He was a former U.S. Marine and 27-year veteran FBI agent.MORE NEWS: Campaign 2021: Early Voting Begins In New Jersey And New York City
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.