Rep. Tim Bishop helps family of slain Army Sgt. Ryan Dickson get life insurance payout

Dickinson was allegedly murdered during a shooting rampage

Dickinson was allegedly murdered during a shooting rampage at Fort Hood, Texas, in September 2013. (Credit: News 12 Long Island)

The Holbrook family of a slain Army sergeant received some unexpected help from a local congressman.

The widow of former Sgt. Ryan Dickinson was at risk of not receiving the death benefit from her husband's life insurance policy. Dickinson was allegedly murdered by Sgt. Brett Marvin Wessel at Fort Hood in Texas in 2013.

After 26-year-old Dickinson's death, his family was told that his...

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