- About David Koresh
Full name: David Koresh
Also known as: David Koresh, Koresh, David
Professions: American religious leader
Residence: Elk, Texas, U.S.
Occupation: Religious leader of Branch Davidians
- David Koresh Death information
Died: Monday, 19th of April, 1993 (Age: 33)
Death cause: Gunshot
- David Koresh Biography
David Koresh (born Vernon Wayne Howell; August 17, 1959 – April 19, 1993) was the American leader of the Branch Davidians religious sect, believing himself to be its final prophet. Howell legally changed his name to David Koresh on May 15, 1990 (Koresh being the Persian name of Cyrus the Great (?????, Kurosh). A 1993 raid by the U.S. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, and the subsequent siege by the FBI ended with the burning of the Branch Davidian ranch outside of Waco, Texas, in McLennan County. Koresh, 54 other adults, and 28 children were found dead after the fire.
- David Koresh Family
Spouse: Rachel Jones
Childrens: * Cyrus Howell, * Star Howell, * Bobbie Lane Howell, and twelve others
Parents: *Bobby Wayne Howell , *Bonnie Sue Clark