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.