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The Search for Justice: McVeigh Verdict

On June 2, 1997, a jury in Denver, Colorado handed down its verdict in the murder trial of Timothy McVeigh. Here are their findings on the 11 charges he faced:

Count 1: Guilty

Conspiracy to use a weapon of mass destruction against persons in the United States and against federal property, resulting in death, grievous bodily injury and destruction of the building.

Count 2: Guilty

Use of a weapon of mass destruction, resulting in death and personal injury.

Count 3: Guilty

Destruction by explosive of a federal building, causing death and injury.


Counts 4-11: Guilty

First-degree murder of eight federal law enforcement officers.