Questions about cop killer's parole

September 26, 2008 5:47:30 AM PDT
A South Carolina man will be in court to answer gun charges - and his appearance is connected to the killing of Philadelphia police officer Patrick McDonald.

Jason Mack is scheduled to be arraigned in federal court in South Carolina.

Investigators say he lied on a federal form about his drug use, in order to purchase a gun.

That somehow ended up in the hands of Daniel Giddings, the man accused of killing Officer McDonald.

A viewing takes place for Officer McDonald on Monday night at the Givnish Funeral Home in Northeast Philadelphia. A second viewing will be held Tuesday morning at the Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul. A mass of Christian burial follows at noon Tuesday.

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