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Todays Show brought to light
the unsolved mystery behind
the death of William Cooper.
Bill Cooper died in a 'reported'
gun battle with the Apache
County Sheriffs Department
in the White Mountains of
Arizona.

Evidence now coming forward
indicates that the deputies
report concerning Coopers
death may have been falsified
to coverup  the cold blooded  
assassination of Bill Cooper
by these Apache County
Deputies.

Craig M. Pradarelli, former 20
years plus veteran licensed
private detective. determined,
after reviewing the autopsy
report, that Cooper was shot
in the head at a distance of no
more than 3 feet. He drew this
conclusion based on the
stippling .
The  bullet entered through the
area of the ear and then
proceeded to travel
"downwards", indicating the
shooter may have been
standing 'over' Cooper
Cooper was 6 ft. 2 inches and
may have been in a kneeling
position when he received this
shot.
Craig found it interesting that
the shot  to the head was done
before a shot to the heart as
there was a geat deal of
subarachnoid hematoma.  He
determined that the heart had
to have been pumping for
sometime for this to have
occured.
One of the other shots took
out both the left and right
ventricles of the heart.  Many
seconds, after the head shot.

Craig's credentials are as
follows :


Defense Investigator since
1980.
Founding Member of the
Professional Association of
Wisconsin Licensed
Investigator
2 terms Board of Directors, 1
term Secretary
Vice President of Operations
Great Lakes Loss Prevention,
(Security & Investigative Firm)
Worked over 500 homicide
cases.
Psychology Instructor,
Western Wisconsin Technical
College, Tomah, WIEducation:
4th semester student inch
Medical Doctorate Program,
MUA, Nevis
Studied Neuropsychological
Assessment, University of
Wisconsin, Milwaukee
Studied Clinical Psychology,
Cardinal Stritich University,
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Studied Criminal Justice,
Northern Arizona University
BA, Psychology Lakeland
College, Sheboygan, Wisconsin
( Minor Criminal Justice,
Biology, Chemistry, Theology)
Numerous training certificates.
William Cooper -
An unsolved mystery still lies behind the real events that
took place during a shoot out battle between Bill Cooper
and White Mountains Apache County Sheriff's Depart.
The autopsy report and deputies report does not jive and
recently a 20 year homicide detective veteran , Craig
Pradarelli, has been reviewing this case.
Following is his determination based off the autopsy
report which he sent me.
Mary Sutherland

An hour long interview with Craig is available on
http://www.willimacooper.com   This covers the autopsy
analysis in detail.  I spent the entire hour with the host
discussing the results of the autopsy.

The death is due, no one disputes this, to gun shot
wound.  There are a number of wound which could have
killed him.  But most definately the GSW which took out
both ventricles of the heart.  At that point there was
nothing anyone could have done for him. The GSW to the
head was arguably survivable, but doubtful.
Milton William Cooper -  AUTOPSY REPORT

MILTON WILLIAM COOPER
ML 01-1818
AUTOPSY REPORT
APACHE COUNTY, ARIZONA
DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY CASE
#2000-070756
NOVEMBER 7,2001

e: Milton W. Cooper

Page 2
PATHOLOGIC DIAGNOSES:
1) Penetrating (4) and perforating (1) gunshot wounds
to torso, with:
A) Marked chest wall soft tissue hemorrhage
B) Perforations of ribs
C) Perforations of heart
D) Bilateral hemothoraces
E) Perforation of left hemidiaphragm
F) Four bullets recovered
2) Penetrating gunshot wound to head, with:
A) Stippling
B) Skull fracture
C) Basilar subarachnoid hemorrhage
D) Cl -C2 transverse processes defects
E) Probable perforation of right vertebral artery
F) One bullet recovered
3) Penetrating gunshot wound to right lower extremity,
with:
A) No underlying vital injuries
B) One bullet recovered
4) Perforating gunshot wounds to right upper extremity
(2)
A) No underlying vital injury
B) No bullets recovered
5) Fatty liver
6) Minimal left anterior descending coronary artery
atherosclerosis
7) Hypertrophy of heart (560 gin)
8) Hypertrophy of prostate
9) Left below-knee amputation
10) Hypopigmented patches at anterior thighs
consistent with old skin graft sites
OPINION:
Death of this man is due to gunshot wounds to the
torso with perforations of the heart. A gunshot wound
to the head with skull fracture is contributory. The
manner of death is certified as a homicide.

Peters, M.D.
Forensic Pathologist



Re: Milton W. Cooper
Page 3

MEDICOLEGAL INVESTIGATION
AUTHORIZATION:
The postmortem examination is performed under the
authorization of Apache County, Arizona.

IDENTIFICATION:
The body is identified by Department of Public Safety
personnel. 35 mm photographs, fingerprints, and
palmprints are made of the deceased. X-rays of the
entire body are made and retained.

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Page 4


POSTMORTEM EXAMINATION
CIRCUMSTANCES OF THE EXAMINATION:
The postmortem examination of Milton Cooper is
performed at the Forensic Science Center, 2825 E.
District Street, Tucson, Arizona on November 7, 2001
commencing at 10:30 AM. Assisting in the examination
are Bill Ferguson, Gene Hernandez, and Abel Valentino.
GENERAL DESCRIPTION:
The decedent is received within a sealed black plastic
body bag. Within the bag is a folded blue body bag and
an additional white body bag containing the deceased.
The head and hands are bagged.
EXTERNAL EXAMINATION:
The body is of a light-skinned, well-developed,
well-nourished, 6' 2", 247 lb man whose appearance is
consistent with the reported age of 58 years. The hair is
thick, gray, and 2-4 inches with frontal and crown
balding. There is stubble at the mustache and beard. The
nose and ears are well formed. The irides are green, and
the conjunctivae are anicteric without petechiae or
hemorrhage. The oral cavity is atraumatic, and contains
natural teeth in good repair. The torso and extremities
are well developed and remarkable for a 1/2 inch
hypopigmented well-healed scar at the upper right back
just right of midline, several rectangular hypopigmented
areas at the anterior thighs (Comment: consistent with
old skin graft sites), a 5 inch hypopigmented
well-healed scar at the medial aspect of the left knee,
and a well-healed left below-the-knee amputation. The
genitalia are of an unremarkable adult male.
POSTMORTEM CHANGES:
Rigor mortis is strong throughout; livor mortis is
non-fixed and posterior. The body is cool.
CLOTHING AND BELONGINGS:
On or accompanying the deceased are:
1) One pair of brown/blue boots
2) One pair of white socks
3) One black belt with brown holster at right side
4) One yellow-tan sock covering left below-knee
amputation stump
5) One black comb
6) One white metal pocket knife with gray handle
7) Two sets of keys

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Page 5


CLOTHING AND BELONGINGS (Continued):
8) Plaid shirt (blood stained)
9) A blue jacket (blood stained)
10) Blue gloves in left pocket of above-mentioned blue
jacket
11) Prosthetic leg (left)
NOTE. There are multiple defects at the anterior aspect
of the plaid shirt corresponding to the gunshot wounds
described below. Additionally, there are a few defects
to the anterior aspect of the aforementioned blue jacket
corresponding to the gunshot wounds described below.
THERAPEUTIC PROCEDURES:
None.
INJURIES, EXTERNAL AND INTERNAL:
There are six penetrating and three perforating gunshot
wounds to the head, torso, and extremities. There are
blunt impact injuries to the head and extremities. These
injuries are listed for descriptive purposes only; no
sequence is implied.
GUNSHOT WOUNDS
Gunshot Wound to Torso #1 (Upper Left Chest):
A gunshot entrance wound to the upper left chest is 13
inches from the top of the head and 2-1/2 inches left of
midline. It is an oval perforation measuring 7/8 inch in
greatest length with an inferomedial 1/4 inch rim of
abrasion and a negligible rim of abrasion at the remaining
margins. There is no fouling or stippling.
After penetrating the skin and soft tissues of the
anterior chest, the bullet passed into the posterior soft
tissues of the upper left arm. There is marked
hemorrhage along the bullet track. There are no
underlying vital injuries.
The bullet lodged in the left triceps muscle, 6 inches
from the top of the shoulder.
The bullet is of medium caliber, yellow-metal jacketed,
and markedly deformed at its nose. "F" is now inscribed
on its base, and the bullet is retained as evidence.
The direction this bullet traveled is front-to-back,
right-to-left, and slightly downward (Comment: for
bullet to have this path, the left upper extremity must
have been raised).

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Page 6


Gunshot Wound to Torso #2 (Left Anterior Chest):
A gunshot entrance wound is at the left chest slightly
above and to the right of the left nipple,
17 inches from the top of the head, and 4-1/2 inches left
of midline. It is an oval perforation
measuring 1/2 inch with an inferomedial 1/4 inch rim of
abrasion and a negligible rim of abrasion
at the remaining margin. There is no fouling or stippling.
After penetrating the skin and soft tissues of the left
chest, the bullet passed upward and leftward through
the soft tissues of the left chest and shoulder. There is
marked hemorrhage along the bullet track.
A gunshot exit wound is at the outer aspect of the left
upper extremity, 1 inch from the top of the shoulder. It
is an irregular 1/2 inch "U"-shaped defect with a
negligible rim of abrasion. On the small flap of tissue at
its center is a 1/4 inch red abrasion. There is no fouling
or stippling.
No bullet is recovered.
The direction this bullet traveled is right-to-left,
front-to-back, and upward.
Gunshot Wound to Torso #3 (Right lateral Chest):
A gunshot entrance wound is slightly above and to the
right of the right nipple, 15-3/4 inches from the top of
the head and 7-1/2 inches right of midline. It is a 3/4
inch oval perforation with a lateral 1/4 inch rim of
abrasion and a negligible rim of abrasion at the remaining
margins. There is no fouling or stippling.
After penetrating the skin and soft tissues of the
anterior right chest, the bullet passed through the
anterior right chest wall leaving an approximately 3 inch
defect at the anterior 4th through 6th ribs (Comment:
injury contributed to by Gunshot Wound #4). The
bullet then passed into the pericardial sac perforating
the right ventricle, 1/2 inch. The bullet then passed
through the septum to exit the lateral left ventricle
through a 2 inch defect. There are approximately 500 ml
of blood and blood clot in the right hemothorax; there
are approximately 1200 ml of blood and blood clot in
the left hemithorax. The bullet then exited the left
hemithorax through the lateral left 7th rib. There is
marked hemorrhage along the bullet track.
The bullet lodged at the left lateral torso, 20 inches from
the top of the head. There is an overlying 1/2 inch
slit-like defect. There is no fouling or stippling.
The bullet is yellow-metal jacketed, of medium caliber,
and markedly deformed at its nose (Comment:
mushroomed). "C" is now inscribed on its base, and the
bullet is retained as evidence.

Re: Milton W. Cooper

Page 7


Gunshot Wound to Torso #4 (Right Lateral Chest):
A gunshot entrance wound is lateral to the right nipple,
18-3/4 inches from the top of the head and 7 inches
right of midline. It is a '/2 inch circular "punched-out"
defect without a rim of abrasion. There is no fouling or
stippling.
After penetration the skin and soft tissues of the right
anterior chest, the bullet passed through approximately
a 3 inch defect at the anterior right 4th through 6th ribs
(Comment: Injury contributed to by Gunshot Wound
#3, see above). The bullet then passed leftward through
the pericardial sac to strike the heart tangentially leaving
a 6 inch long defect involving the right ventricle and
apex. The bullet then passed through the anterior aspect
of the left hemidiaphragm before leaving the left
hemithorax through the 8th intercostal space laterally.
There is marked hemorrhage along the bullet track.
The bullet lodged in the subcutaneous tissues of the left
lateral torso, 22-1/2 inches from the top of the head.
Overlying this site of lodgement is a 5/8 inch irregular
skin defect without a rim of abrasion. There is no
fouling or stippling.
The bullet is yellow-metal jacketed, of medium caliber,
and markedly deformed at its nose (Comment:
mushroomed). "B" is now inscribed on its base, and the
bullet is retained as evidence.
The direction this bullet traveled is right-to-left,
front-to-back, and downward.
Gunshot Wound to Torso #5 (Right Upper Quadrant):
A gunshot entrance wound is at the anterior abdominal
wall at the right upper quadrant,
23 inches from the top of the head and 3 inches right of
midline. There is no fouling or stippling.
It is a roughly circular 5/8 inch perforation with a V2
inch superolateral red rim of abrasion and an
approximately 1/4 inch symmetric rim of abrasion at
the remaining margins. Lying just superior
and lateral to this entrance wound are four obliquely
oriented brown dried abrasions measuring
1/6 inch. These abrasions lay in a row measuring '/2 inch
long, lay 1/16 inch apart, and lay
3/4 inch from the aforementioned rim of abrasion edge.
After penetrating the skin and soft tissues of the
anterior abdominal wall, the bullet passed leftward and
downward through the omentum before lodging in the
left lower quadrant subcutaneous tissues. There is
marked hemorrhage along the bullet track.
The bullet lodged in the left lower quadrant
subcutaneous tissues, 31-1/2 inches from the top of the
head and 5-1/2 inches left of midline. Overlying this site
of lodgement is a 2 inch purple contusion.

Re: Milton W. Cooper

Page 8


Gunshot Wound to Torso #5 (Right Upper Quadrant)
(Continued):
The bullet is yellow-metal jacketed, of medium caliber,
and markedly deformed at its nose
(Comment: mushroomed). "D" is now inscribed on its
base, and the bullet is retained as
evidence.
The direction this bullet traveled is right-to-left,
downward, and slightly front-to-back.
Gunshot Wound to Head:
A gunshot entrance wound is within the substance of
the right ear, 4-3/4 inches from the top of the head, and
4-1/2 inches posterior to the anterior plane of the
forehead. There is a negligible rim of abrasion. This
gunshot entrance wound measures '/2 inch within the
ear and 1 inch behind the ear. A periphery of stippling
is present and measures from 1-1/2 inches (posterior) to
5 inches (inferomedially).
After penetrating the right ear and skin behind the right
ear, the bullet passed downward and leftward through
the tissues of the upper right neck and basal skull.
There is marked hemorrhage within the soft tissues.
There is an approximately 2 inch fracture of the
anterior-medial occipital skull. There is marked
accompanying basilar subarachnoid hemorrhage. The
right transverse processes of cervical vertebrae 1 and 2
are markedly disrupted and are involved in the
aforementioned hemorrhage.
The bullet is recovered along the right side of the upper
cervical spinal cord, 6-3/4 inches from the top of the
head.
The bullet is yellow-metal jacketed, of medium caliber,
and markedly deformed at its nose and side. "E" is now
inscribed on its base and the bullet is retained as
evidence.
The direction this bullet traveled is right-to-left,
downward, and without front-to-back deviation.
Gunshot Wound to Right Upper Extremity #1 (Distal
Right Dorsal Forearm):
A gunshot entrance wound is at the distal dorsal right
forearm 22 inches from the top of the shoulder. It is a
'/2 inch circular perforation with a symmetric 1/8 inch
rim of abrasion. There is no fouling or stippling.
After penetrating the skin and soft tissues of the right
forearm, the bullet passed through the extremity to exit
the medial right flexor forearm. There is hemorrhage
along the bullet track.
The exit wound is a 1-5/8 inch irregular defect with a
negligible rim of abrasion. There is no fouling or
stippling. This exit wound lies 21-23 inches from the
top of the shoulder.

Re: Milton W. Cooper
Page 9


Gunshot Wound to Right Upper Extremity #1 (Distal
Right Dorsal Forearm) (Continued):
No bullet is recovered.
The direction this bullet traveled is right-to-left,
back-to-front, and without vertical deviation.
Gunshot Wound (Graze) to Right Upper Extremity #2
(Dorsal Right Hand):
A graze wound is at the dorsal right hand extending
obliquely from the base of the hand to the
right thumb region, 24-26 inches from the top of the
shoulder. It is a 2-3/8 inch long with a
1/4 inch medial rim of abrasion. There is a negligible rim
of abrasion at the remaining margin.
There is no fouling or stippling.
There is marked hemorrhage along the bullet track.
There is no underlying vital injury.
No bullet is recovered.
The direction this bullet traveled is left-to-right,
downward, and without front-to-back deviation.
Gunshot Wound to Right Lower Extremity (Right Shin):
A gunshot entrance wound is at the anterior right shin,
54 inches from the top of the head. It is
a 3/8 inch circular perforation a 1/4 inch symmetric rim
of abrasion. There is no fouling or
stippling.
After penetrating the skin and soft tissues of the right
shin, the bullet passed upward through the soft tissues
of the right lower leg and right thigh before lodging in
the soft tissues of the right quadriceps muscle. There is
marked hemorrhage along the bullet track.
The bullet lodged within the belly of the right
quadriceps muscle, 50 inches from the top of the head.
The bullet is yellow-metal jacketed, of medium caliber,
and is markedly deformed at its nose. "A" is now
inscribed on its base, and the bullet is retained as
evidence.

Re: Milton W. Cooper
Page 10


Blunt Impact to Head, Neck, and Right Upper
Extremity:
There is an irregular 1/2 inch "C"-shaped red abrasion at
the right side of the forehead. There is an irregular 1/2
inch red abrasion at the medial aspect of the right
eyebrow. There is a 2 x 1 inch cluster of nonspecific red
abrasions measuring up to 1/4 inch at the base of the
right side of the neck. There is a 1/4 inch red abrasion at
the lateral right flexor wrist.
These injuries, having been described, will not be
repeated.
INTERNAL EXAMINATION:
Head:
The brain weighs 1460 gm and has an unremarkable
distribution of cerebral vessels and cranial nerves. The
gray and white matter, deep nuclei, and ventricles are
unremarkable. The leptomeninges are thin and delicate.
There is no epidural or subdural hemorrhage.
Neck Organs:
The hyoid bone, and tracheal and laryngeal cartilages are
unremarkable.
Body Cavities:
The gallbladder is not identified.
Cardiovascular System:
The aorta is without atherosclerosis. The venae cavae
and pulmonary arteries are without thrombus or
embolus. The heart weighs 560 gm and has an
unremarkable distribution of right dominant coronary
vessels with minimal (<25% occlusion) noncalcified
atherosclerosis of the proximal left anterior descending
coronary artery. The remaining coronary arteries are
without luminal compromise. The myocardium is
diffusely red-brown without softening, pallor or.
fibrosis. The left ventricle is 1.4 cm thick. The
endocardial surfaces and four cardiac valves are
unremarkable.
Respiratory System:
The right lung weighs 500 gm; the left lung weighs 570
gm. Both lungs are dark red without consolidation,
cavitation or hemorrhage. There are no mass lesions.
The bronchial vasculature and architecture are
unremarkable.
Liver, Gallbladder and Pancreas:
The liver weighs 2280 gm, has an orange-brown
slippery cut surface with slightly fibrous texture. The
gallbladder is not identified. The pancreas is of normal
lobulation, color, and texture.

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Page 11


Hemic and Lymphatic Systems:
The spleen weighs 300 gm, has an intact, smooth
capsule, and a dark red parenchyma without prominent
white pulp. There are no lymph node enlargements.
Genitourinary System:
The right kidney weighs 200 gm; the left kidney weighs
210 gm. Both kidneys have smooth subcapsular
surfaces with an unremarkable underlying architecture
and vasculature. Both ureters are normal caliber and
drain into an unremarkable bladder containing
approximately 500 ml of clear, yellow urine. The
prostate is slightly enlarged without masses.
Endocrine System:
The pituitary, thyroid, and adrenal glands are
unremarkable.
Digestive System:
The esophagus and gastroesophageal junction are
unremarkable. The stomach contains approximately 1
Liter of tan fluid including numerous partially digested
semisolid unidentifiable food fragments. The gastric
mucosa, duodenum, remainder of small intestines,
appendix, and large intestines are unremarkable.
PRESS RELEASE  FROM
SHERIFFS DEPARTMENT
Details are still sketchy on what
caused the Cooper shootout on
November 5, 2001, but a fax
sent from the Apache County
Sheriff's office sheds some more
light on the subject. William
Cooper was fatally wounded
during a late night gunfight.
Contrary to what was reported
earlier, it was not a SWAT raid,
but a simple confrontation
between police and Cooper. One
Apache County deputy, Robert
Martinez was critically
wounded in the exchange. Here's
what we know so far:

According to the Sheriff's
report, several deputies were
positioned outside the Cooper
residence to serve a warrant for
Aggravated Assault and two
counts of endangerment. Cooper
had stated numerous times in
the past that he would not
surrender to law enforcement via
his website and shortwave radio.
Obviously, law enforcement
took him seriously. The
showdown began at
approximately 12:15 pm local
time.

After leaving his residence in his
vehicle, the report states that
Cooper confronted plain clothed
deputies a short distance away.
"As Cooper drove back to his
residence, deputies attempted to
stop him using a fully marked
patrol vehicle to block the
driveway. Cooper refused to
stop or comply with verbal
orders by the deputies",
according to the report.

Cooper then drove around the
patrol car to evade the arrest,
and the report stated that he
tried to run over one of the
deputies en route back to his
residence. Cooper was then
followed a short distance to his
residence where this time he was
confronted by uniformed
deputies. "After refusing once
again to comply with the
deputies orders, Cooper exited
his vehicle and began running
toward the house, firing shots
with a handgun toward the
deputies", the report said. No
where in the report did it
mention that Cooper only had
one leg - the other lost in combat
long ago. Cooper died on the
scene.

When Deputy Martinez took a
head shot, officers returned fire,
the report said. According to the
Sheriff's office, "the surgery on
Martinez went well" , but the
condition is still critical. There
was a positive history written
up about Martinez in the report,
but nothing positive about
Cooper, of course.
Deputy Marinez has served as a
law enforcement officer for 4
years and was serving as a
tactical officer at the time of the
shooting. His experience also
includes patrol and criminal
investigation. Deputy Marinez
is 40 years old and has served as
a United States Marine during
Operation Desert Shield and
Desert Storm. Deputy Marinez
is married with three children.
William Cooper Killed in SWAT
Raid A Sierra Times Special
Report

From his Website:

"...God bless my family. I love
my wife & children more than
life itself. Everything I do is for
the future of all my children.
They may not understand why I
have sacrificed so much, why I
am so dedicated to this work; but
someday they will. I want them
to know they are the most
important People in my life, and
how very, very much I love
them..." - William Cooper

EAGAR, AZ - William Cooper
has been killed and an Apache
County sheriff's deputy
wounded in a shootout,
authorities said.

William Milton Cooper, 58, of
Eager, had hosted a talk show
broadcast on the Worldwide
Christian Radio out of Nashville,
which receives it via phone from
his home in St. Johns.

The deputy, whose name was
being withheld by authorities,
was shot twice in the head while
trying to arrest Cooper, a state
Department of Public Safety
spokesman said today. Cooper
was killed by another officer.

Several deputies were attempting
to arrest Cooper, who was armed
with a handgun, said Officer
Steve Volden, a spokesman for
the DPS, which was investigating
the shooting.

He said details of the shooting
would be released later today.

The deputy was in critical
condition at a Phoenix hospital
early today, Volden said.

Cooper was one of the most
widely known Shortwave radio
broadcast, "the Hour of the
Time", heard worldwide and on
the Internet. "William Cooper
may be one of America's greatest
heroes and this story may be the
biggest story in the history of the
world." said Mills Crenshaw,
KTALK, Salt Lake City.

William Cooper was reared in an
Air Force family. As a child he
lived in many different countries,
graduating from Yamato High
School in Japan. Since he has
traveled through or lived in many
different foreign countries Mr.
Cooper has a world view much
different than most Americans.

William served with the Strategic
Air Command, United States Air
Force. He held a secret clearance
working on B-52 bombers,
KC-135 refueling aircraft, and
Minuteman missiles. William
received his Honorable Discharge
from the United States Air Force
in 1965.

William joined the United States
Navy fulfilling a dream
previously frustrated by chronic
motion sickness. He served
aboard the submarine USS Tiru
(SS-416), USS Tombigbee
(AOG-11), Naval Support
Activity Danang RVN,
Naval Security and Intelligence
Camp Carter RVN, Danang
Harbor Patrol RVN, Dong Ha
River Security Group RVN, USS
Charles Berry (DE-1035),
Headquarters Commander in
Chief Pacific Fleet, USS
Oriskany (CVA-34).

Cooper was a member of the
Office of Naval Security and
Intelligence serving as a Harbor
and River Patrol Boat Captain at
Danang and the Dong Ha River
Security Group, Cua Viet,
Republic of Vietnam. William
Cooper was awarded several
medals for his leadership and
heroism during combat including
two with "V" for Valor.

He served on the Intelligence
Briefing Team for the
Commander In Chief of the
Pacific Fleet. William was the
Petty Officer of the Watch and
designated KL-47 SPECAT
operator in the CINCPACFLT
Command Center at Makalapa
Hawaii. There he held a Top
Secret, Q, SI, security clearance.

William Cooper achieved the
rank of First Class Petty Officer,
QM1, E-6 after only 8 years of
Naval service, a difficult task in
any branch of the United States
military. William Cooper
received an Honorable Discharge
from
the United States Navy on
December 11, 1975.

William attended Long Beach
City College where he picked up
an Associate of Science Degree in
Photography. He founded the
Absolute Image Studio and
Gallery of Fine Art Photography
in Long Beach, California.

William held the position of
Executive Director of Adelphi
Business College, Pacific Coast
Technical Institute, and National
Technical College. Mr. Cooper
was the National Marketing
Coordinator for National
Education and
Software.

He produced several
documentaries covering subjects
such as the Kennedy
assassination and secret black
projects that have built flying
disk shaped craft. William is an
internationally acclaimed radio
personality broadcasting the
Hour Of The Time on WBCQ
worldwide short-wave 7.415
MHz from 10 PM until 11 PM
Eastern Standard Time (0300 to
0400 UTC) Monday through
Thursday nights.

William Cooper is the author of
Behold A Pale Horse. The book
has become the best selling
underground book of all time. It
is read and promoted by word of
mouth by People of all races,
religions, and nationalities.

Mr. Cooper is a world class
lecturer, one of the few other
than superstars, monarchs, and
Popes who have appeared at
Wembly in London. William
Cooper has lectured for 10 years
in every State.

William Cooper, Trustee, has
founded for Harvest Trust, the
CAJI News Service, VERITAS
national full size newspaper, The
Intelligence Service, Harvest
Publications, and has helped over
700 low power FM affiliate
stations get equipped and on the
air... including the station he
managed as Trustee for the
Independence Foundation Trust,
101.1 FM Eagar, Arizona,
broadcasting to 7,000 people.

Under his leadership Harvest
Trust ventured into the
publishing trade. The first book
under the Harvest Trust imprint
was Oklahoma City: Day One
by Michele Marie Moore... the
definitive classic on the
Oklahoma City bombing of the
Alfred P. Murrah Federal
Building on April 19, 1995.

Shortly after the bombing of the
Alfred P. Murrah federal building
Rush Limbaugh read a White
House memo on the air during his
broadcast which named William
Cooper, "...the most dangerous
radio host in America". Mr.
Cooper considers William
Clinton's pronouncement the
greatest compliment that he has
ever received.

William Cooper's FBI file,
promulgated by the investigation
required by his security
clearances while in military
service, was one of those
unlawfully in possession of the
White House in what has become
known as, "Filegate".
Shortly after this discovery
President Clinton ordered all
federal agencies to begin
investigation, persecution, and
prosecution of Mr. Cooper to
shut him up.

After years of filing FOIA
requests and researching the IRS
William Cooper brought suit
against the IRS in Federal
District Court in Phoenix
Arizona to force the IRS to
produce proof of jurisdiction and
delegation of authority which the
IRS was unable to do. To short
circuit Mr. Cooper's attempt to
reveal the true nature of the
criminal IRS, and to carry out the
orders of the White House, the
agency lied to a Grand Jury, not
allowing William
Cooper to testify, and secured
indictments against Mr. Cooper
and his wife Annie. This ploy
successfully stopped Mr.
Cooper from continuing his suit
against the criminal IRS for fear
of being arrested.

In 1998 VERITAS and Harvest
Publications was sold to
Hallmark Creative Corporation
along with the copyright and all
rights to all written material
produced or ever to be produced
by William Cooper including
Behold A Pale
Horse and Oklahoma City: Day
one. Hallmark Creative
Corporation has contracted to
insure this material is always
available to the public.

In 1998 copyrights and all rights
to all audio and video material
produced or ever to be produced
by William Cooper was sold to
Excel Studios Corporation
including the Hour Of The Time
broadcast. Excel Studios has
contracted to insure this material
is always available to the public.

In March of 1999, Cooper
William Sent his family out of
the United States for their
security. He lived and worked
alone with his two dogs, one
rooster, and one chicken.
Bill Cooper..
Another Version by
Sheriffs Department

In 1998, the Federal
government had several
outstanding warrants for
Cooper and his wife for tax
evasion and bank fraud. On his
website, Cooper began posting
daily updates on the activities
of federal agents as they
attempted to serve the
warrants. The Feds had to act
cautiously as the highly-
publicised debacles of Waco,
Texas and Ruby Ridge, Idaho,
were prominent in the minds
of officials and the watching
public. Cooper’s Asian
wife Annie and two daughters
had left the United States in
June 2000; Cooper claimed he
sent them away for their own
safety. Fearing that he too
might soon be under siege,
Cooper used his radio
broadcasts and website to
remind everyone about these
tragedies, which had ended in
the deaths of the Branch
Davidians and Vicky Weaver
and son at the hands of the
FBI. He also used these
platforms to reiterate his
intention to use lethal force on
anyone who trespassed on his
property, including law
enforcement officers who
might "attempt to serve illegal
warrants."

And so, in November 2001, it
came to an explosive end.
Cooper spotted a man driving
past his home and for some
reason ran out of his house,
jumped in his car and drove
after the man to make him pull
over. Cooper threatened him at
gunpoint. It transpired that the
man was a local doctor; he
waited till Cooper left then
contacted the police, who
issued a warrant against
Cooper for "aggravated assault
with a deadly weapon."

Apparently sensing Cooperâ
€™s mental disintegration, the
local authorities convinced the
Federal authorities to back off
to prevent a possible tragedy.
However, they were also
convinced that Cooper
presented a real threat to the
community; he was known to
be heavily armed. They
decided on a ruse to arrest
Cooper by luring him out of
his house. The plan involved
deputy sheriffs in civilian
clothes pretending to be
teenagers on a lark in a pickup
truck, driving around Cooperâ
€™s home at midnight;
uniformed officers would wait
out of sight nearby.

The plan worked; but instead
of approaching the pickup
truck on foot, Cooper jumped
into his car and chased them.
The police then identified
themselves and ordered him to
surrender. Instead, Cooper
pulled out an automatic pistol,
jumped back into his car and
raced back to his house. When
a police car attempted to block
his way, he swerved around it
and tried to run down an
officer. Pulling up to his door,
he jumped out, pistol in hand.
Uniformed officers again
ordered him to surrender.
Cooper refused and began
firing. Deputy Robert Marinez
– a 40-year-old former
Marine Corps veteran of
Desert Storm and father of
three children – was struck
in the head. Officers returned
fire, killing Cooper. At last
report, Deputy Marinez was
in critical condition at a
Trauma Unit in Phoenix,
Arizona. On 15 November, a
memorial service was held for
Cooper at the Jewkes
Mortuary in Eagar, Arizona.