(CBS) — The mother and stepfather of a Bartlett High School graduate killed in Afghanistan say their son died while searching for Pfc. Bowe Bergdahl, and they want to see Bergdahl prosecuted for desertion.
“The comments that have been made about bringing him home as a hero are very disconcerting to me,” said Cheryl Brandes, the mother of Army Pfc. Matthew Martinek, who was killed by a roadside bomb on Sept. 11, 2009.READ MORE: Chicago Weather: Rounding Out The Warmest Weekend Of The Winter
WBBM Newsradio’s Mike Krauser reports Brandes appeared on Fox News with Martinek’s stepfather, Ken Luccioni, who both said they want Bergdahl put on trial for desertion, and possibly treason.