- Jesse Trentadue believes his brother Kenneth was arrested by the FBI after the 1995 bombing in the belief he was Timothy McVeigh’s accomplice
- Trentadue fit the description of the mysterious John Doe No. 2 and his brother believes he was killed by overzealous interrogators
- Kenneth Trentadue was found dead in a federal holding cell after authorities say he hanged himself
- Trentadue is suing the FBI to try to get them to reveal information he believes they’ve withheld from the public for nearly 20 years
- The FBI now maintains McVeigh acted alone on the day of the bombing, but had an accomplice in Terry Nichols and confidante in Michael Fortier
- Fortier was jailed for his role in the crime, which authorities say was failing to tell authorities what he knew
By Tim Talley And Brady Mccombs,
May 2, 2015
One man’s quest to explain his brother’s mysterious jail cell death 19 years ago has rekindled long-dormant questions about whether others were involved in the 1995 Oklahoma City bombing.
What some consider a far-flung conspiracy theory will be at the forefront during a trial set to begin Monday in Salt Lake City. The Freedom of Information Act lawsuit was brought by Salt Lake City attorney Jesse Trentadue against the FBI.
He says the agency won’t release security camera videos that show a second person was with Timothy McVeigh when he parked a truck outside the Oklahoma City federal building and detonated a bomb, killing 168 people. The government claims McVeigh was alone.
On a mission: Jesse Trentadue is on a quest to explain his brother’s mysterious jail cell death that has rekindled long-dormant questions about whether others were involved in the 1995 Oklahoma City bombing
Looking for answers: Kenneth Trentadue was found bruised and stabbed by his family after the FBI said he hanged himself