The CIA is granting death benefits to the family of an American killed in the 2012 attack in Benghazi, Libya.

CIA contractor Glen Doherty’s family will receive $400,000 after the agency changed its policies, according to K&L Gates, the law firm that had been working on the case for the last three years.

“I am glad the agency made this decision so the Doherty family and others who have lost loved ones in service to and sacrifice for our country will finally receive the recognition and honor they deserve,” Rep. Trey Gowdy (R-S.C.), the head of the House Select Committee on Benghazi, said in a statement.

Doherty was one of four Americans killed when a U.S. diplomatic compound in Benghazi came under fire in 2012, in an episode that has been rigorously scrutinized in Washington.

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