Identified: May 11, 1993
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Summary and Comment: The autopsy report states:
- Cause of death: Suffocation due to overlay and burial in structural collapse.
- The skin is decomposed ... the neck organs and thoracic and abdominal organs remain intact but are badly decomposed.
Summary and Comment: The DOJ Report states:
- Identified Branch Davidians From April 19 Fire … Rachel Koresh was buried alive inside the bunker. She died of suffocation. Her body was identified from dental records. She was 23 years old.
Summary and Comment: The Inquest Certificate states:
- Inhalation of smoke and carbon monoxide due to fire
- Global charring
Bone chart and
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Anomalies in the Forensic Process may also be helpful.