Terry Yeakey was the first police officer to arrive at the Murrah Building following the Oklahoma City bombing. He had collected together a vast amount of hard data on the bombing of the Murrah building. On May 8, 1996, Terrance Yeakey’s patrol car was found abandoned along a dirt road, the front seat covered with blood. Officer Yeakey himself was found a short distance away, with 11 cut wounds on both arms and two in his throat, plus a gunshot through the head. No gun was ever found, and the death was declared a suicide. His material on the OK City bombing was never found following his death. He had told friends that his life had been threatened.