John Roy Young's grieving family tells of ordeal
Mar 28, 2008 | Posted by: Kansas City Star | Full story: Kansas City Star
“Sorry, that was a false report”
John Roy Young understood the dangers of working in Iraq, family members say, but he went anyway to serve his country.
But on Nov. 16, 2006, Young and four other civilian employees of Crescent Security Group Inc. were ambushed and taken hostage while escorting a supply convoy. The captors released a video of the men a month later.
Young's family hoped the Army veteran and Lee's Summit native remained alive. But last weekend, the FBI said the remains of Young and another missing man had been found. Read more
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