03/18/2010 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Derrion Albert Beating Video: Fox Explains Why It Bought And Aired The Footage

No one thought this television report would be any different than the countless other similar stories, usually highlighted by grieving classmates and extended relatives lamenting the senseless tragedy. ("Who would do this to my baby?")

But at around 5 p.m. Friday, Sept. 25, Hill sent word that a person whose sister attends the same Chicago public school had approached her wanting the sell the video, and he wanted cash.

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