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Verdicts in Embassy Bombings Case

May 29, 2001

Verdicts for the top counts in the embassy bombing case. Counts 5-8 were potential death penalty counts:

Counts 1-4 _ Conspiracy to kill Americans; to kill U.S. officers or employees; to use weapons of mass destruction against Americans and U.S. property; to damage or destroy U.S. property with explosives.

Wadih El Hage: Guilty on counts one, two and four. (Not charged in count 3).

Mohamed Sadeek Odeh: Guilty on all counts.

Mohamed Rashed Daoud Al-’Owhali: Guilty on all counts.

Khalfan Khamis Mohamed: Guilty on all counts.

Count 5 _ Bombing of U.S. Embassy in Nairobi, Kenya.

Odeh (aiding and abetting only): Guilty.

Al-’Owhali: Guilty.

Did Al-’Owhali use an explosive himself, or did he merely help others? Himself.

If Al-’Owhali used an explosive, did that cause the death of at least one person? (If ``yes″ death penalty applies.) Yes.

Count 6 _ Bombing of U.S. Embassy in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.

Khalfan Khamis Mohamed: Guilty.

Did Mohamed use an explosive himself, or did he merely help others? Himself.

If Mohamed used an explosive, did that cause the death of at least one person? (If ``yes″ death penalty applies.) Yes.

Count 7 _ Use of a weapon of mass destruction against the U.S. Embassy in Nairobi, Kenya.

Odeh (aiding and abetting only): Guilty.

Al-’Owhali: Guilty.

Did Al-’Owhali use a weapon of mass destruction himself, or did he merely help others? Himself.

If Al-’Owhali used a weapon of mass destruction, did that cause the death of at least one person? (If ``yes″ death penalty applies.) Yes.

Count 8 _ Use of a weapon of mass destruction against the U.S. Embassy in Dar el Salaam, Tanzania.

Khalfan Khamis Mohamed: Guilty.

Did Mohamed use a weapon of mass destruction himself, or did he merely help others? Himself.

If Mohamed used a weapon of mass destruction, did that cause the death of at least one person? (If ``yes″ death penalty applies.) Yes.

Counts 9 through 302 relate to murder charges stemming from the death of each individual in the embassy attacks and to perjury charges against El-Hage.

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