Matthew Besheer, retired fed who helped catch terrorist, dies at 71

Retired Port Authority Detective Matthew Besheer has died at the age of 71.

He served in law enforcement for 37 years and was on the FBI-NYPD Terrorist Task Force that apprehended the 1993 World Trade Center bombers, reports Elaine Allen-Emrich of the Sun North Port.

Detective Besheer had retired from the PAPD in 2000 and returned to NYC on September 11, 2001.

Wake and funeral details will be posted.

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