The Case of the Branch Davidians of Waco, TX also known as the Mount Carmel Cases

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          I was working as the Firearms Section Supervisor at the Tarrant County Medical Examiner's Crime Laboratory in Fort Worth, TX on 2/28/93 when the BATF sought to arrest David Koresh (see above) at the Branch Davidian Compound in Waco, TX. The four BATF agents killed in the initial action were brought to the TCME Office for autopsy, and I provided information to the government concerning the projectiles (and probable firearms) they were killed with, as seen in the evidence gathered at autopsy.

          After the Branch Davidian Compound burned on 4/19/93 the remains of the 86 (+ or -) individuals recovered from the compound were brought to the TCME Office for autopsy. I examined the firearms related evidence on most of these cases (where applicable) including hundreds of rounds of exploded ammunition recovered with the remains, and provided other firearms & toolmarks related services in the autopsy room as directed by Dr. Nizam Peerwani - Chief Medical Examiner and his staff (see below).