Dad killed in Iowa police chase was desperate, family says

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Posted: Monday, February 18, 2013 12:00 am

DES MOINES (AP) — Family members say a 33-year-old man who died in an Iowa police chase while his son rode along was a military veteran who abducted the boy last fall out of concern for his safety.

Relatives of Jeremiah Johnson said he suffered from post-traumatic stress disorder after serving in Iraq and Afghanistan.

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