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Suspected killer had depleted uranium

the materials also included the military explosive C4, dynamite, and what appeared to be depleted uranium.

Depleted uranium found at killing spree suspect’s East Bay home | abc7news.com, 2 Sept 10 VALLEJO, CA (KGO) — In the East Bay, police are still sorting through the grisly details of a killing spree…….
Police still will not specify what chemicals were found at Rittenhouse’s home and storage unit, but the materials also included the military explosive C4, dynamite, and what appeared to be depleted uranium.”The ATF located a container that was labeled ‘depleted uranium.’ They are not sure what the items are until it’s analyzed,” said Lt. Abel Tenorio with the Vallejo Police Department…….

Depleted uranium is the waste from uranium enrichment for nuclear weapons. It is very dense, and as such, is often used to encapsulate radioactive materials. It is also used in weapons, but not for its nuclear properties.

According to UC Berkeley physicist Robert Muller, depleted uranium is a common containment material used by the Taliban in its improvised explosives……..

Depleted uranium found at killing spree suspect’s East Bay home | abc7news.com

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September 3, 2010 - Posted by | general | , , , ,

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