Mark Hoffman, yearbook.
Mark William Hoffman
Mark Hoffman (left) with LDS Prophet Spencer Kimball. Kimball is
using a magnifying glass
to examine a document but it unable to
detect it is a fraud.
Steven F. Christensen Kathleen Sheets
October 15, 1985
Steven F. Christensen, a Mormon bishop, picked up a box in front
of his office in the
located in downtown Salt Lake
City. It turned out to be a motion
activated "booby-trapped shrapnel
bomb" and he was killed immediately.
Christensen's Bombing Scene
Later that morning another package exploded killing Kathleen Sheets,
across town in exclusive Olympus Cove. The package was addressed to
her husband, J. Gary Sheets who was also a bishop in the Mormon Church,
and who had been in a business partnership with Steven Christensen.
Sheet's Bombing Scene
October 16, 1985
The very next day, yet another blast. This time, in a car, by the
old Deseret Gym, and the
victim is Mark Hofmann. He loses some fingers
and gets injured very badly, but survives.
The Scene of Hofmann's Carbombing
The Police search the Hofmann home.
Mark Hofmann, right, consults with his attorney,
during a court appearance in April 1986.
Mark Hofmann with his father, William, during a
preliminary hearing in April 1986.
Mark Hofmann in Court.
Mark Hofmann prison photo.