A Perpetrator's Boots
Would the boots that McVeigh wore on the day of the bombing be important to the investigation?
These boots were worn by Timothy McVeigh on April 19, 1995, the day of the bombing, and were confiscated upon his arrest by Oklahoma Highway Patrol trooper, Charlie Hanger. After the boots tested negative for any bomb making substance, they were deemed non-evidentiary, meaning that they were not useful in solving the case.
Over 23,000 pieces of evidence were collected but only a small percentage of those items were used to convict Timothy McVeigh and Terry Nichols.