Cyril Wecht dead: Celebrity doctor who argued more than one shooter killed JFK dies at 93

Cyril Wecht dead: Celebrity doctor who argued more than one shooter killed JFK dies at 93


Dr. Cyril Wecht, a pathologist and attorney, died Monday at age 93.

A cause of death was not announced, just that he “passed away peacefully.” While he was serving as an assistant district attorney in Allegheny County and a pathologist in a Pittsburgh hospital, he became involved with the analysis of former President John F. Kennedy’s death.

Following Kennedy’s assassination in 1963, Wecht was commissioned to review the Warren Commission’s report, which concluded that Kennedy’s assassin, Lee Harvey Oswald, was the sole bad actor in the assassination. Wecht then became obsessive over a theory that Oswald was not alone in the shooting.

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