Jehovah’s Witness blows himself up at a Kingdom Hall near Kansas City… I wonder what the backstory is for this one. Why do you think someone might choose to blow himself up at the Kingdom Hall? Hmmm…
Bates City Church Explosion Kills One
Saturday, 26 Jul 2008
Investigators searched the scene of an explosion at a Jehovah’s Witness’ Kingdom Hall in Bates City, Mo. on July 26, 2008.
A bizarre explosion at a church east of Kansas City killed one man on Saturday afternoon.
ATF agents said the explosion at the Jehovah’s Witness’ Kingdom Hall on Foggy Bottom Drive was intentionally set, and that the person who died appears to have committed suicide.
Witnesses described large amounts of smoke pouring out of the building, which they said was just recently completed.
The source of the explosion remains a mystery, but investigators found evidence of accelerants in the debris.
The victim was the only person inside the building