Parents of Austin man killed in Greece seek help from Texas lawmakers
Two parents are fighting in Washington D.C. to make sure justice is served for their son who was killed in Greece this summer.
"I really want some answers. I really want the true story, which we don't have yet," said Phil Henderson.
Investigators say 22-year-old Bakari Henderson, from Austin, was beat to death outside a bar following an argument.
Jill and Phil Henderson met privately this week with lawmakers in Washington in hopes they would put pressure on the country to follow through with on prosecuting the people involved.
"Dealing with another country -- we're not sure what the process should look like. And so, we're hoping that they understand what that process should look like and can help us get through that. Because without the pressure of the U.S. government, we probably don't have as much hope, truthfully," said Mrs. Henderson.
Nine suspects face charges of voluntary manslaughter. Seven remain behind bars. The other two left Greece for Serbia, and it's unclear they will come back voluntarily for the trial.