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ATF Lab Confirms Accelerants Used at Future Site of the Islamic Center of Murfreesboro
Reward Offered for Information

FBI Memphis September 03, 2010
  • Supervisory Special Agent Joel E. Siskovic (901) 747-4300

The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives (ATF) Forensic Science Laboratory has confirmed that samples taken from excavating equipment destroyed by fire at the future site of the Islamic Center of Murfreesboro located at 2605 Veals Road Murfreesboro, Tennessee tested positive for accelerants.

The Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office, ATF, and Federal Bureau of Investigation are continuing to investigate and no further information regarding the ongoing investigation can be provided at this time.

A $20,000 reward is being offered for information leading to the arrest and prosecution of the person/persons responsible for committing arson on August 28, 2010 at the future site of the Islamic Center of Murfreesboro.

If you have any information, please call The ATF at 1-888-ATF-FIRE.

Other Contact:
ATF Supervisory Special Agent Eric Kehn
(615) 565-1400