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What led to beating death of 22-year-old U.S. tourist in Greece? Police search for answers

What led to beating death of 22-year-old U.S. tourist in Greece? Police search for answers

Only a few months after graduating from college, Bakari Henderson, a 22-year-old aspiring business entrepreneur, was planning to launch an environmentally and cost-friendly clothing line. That thirst for new experiences took Henderson and two friends to Greece where he planned to do a photo shoot for the business.

But Friday his trip took a dark turn, leaving his family asking whether a simple incident — setting beers on a table — really did lead to his death. Early that morning Henderson, who is from Austin, Texas, was beaten to death by a mob of at least 10 people outside a bar in Laganas, a popular tourist destination known for its nightlife on the island of...