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New Attention Focused On Federal Prosecutor's Unsolved 2001 Murder

A poster with information on slain Assistant United States Attorney Thomas Wales is displayed during a news conference giving an update on the unsolved 2001 slaying of Wales, Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018, in Seattle. Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein joined other officials to discuss the killing of Wales, an 18-year veteran of the U.S. Attorney's Office in Seattle who was shot as he worked in the basement of his home on Oct. 11, 2001. (Elaine Thompson/AP)
A poster with information on slain Assistant United States Attorney Thomas Wales is displayed during a news conference giving an update on the unsolved 2001 slaying of Wales, Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018, in Seattle. Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein joined other officials to discuss the killing of Wales, an 18-year veteran of the U.S. Attorney's Office in Seattle who was shot as he worked in the basement of his home on Oct. 11, 2001. (Elaine Thompson/AP)

The Justice Department this week focused new attention on the 2001 murder of federal prosecutor Thomas Wales in Seattle.

Here & Now‘s Meghna Chakrabarti speaks with Jeffrey Toobin (@JeffreyToobin), staff writer for The New Yorker and legal analyst for CNN, who says the case “haunts him.”

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