Case Study 3

Vernon Howell
John Samuel Yates

The chart on the left is for Vernon Howell aka David Koresh of the Branch Davidians. The chart on the right is of Samuel Yates, second child of Andrea Yates. Andrea, having earlier been diagnosed with schizophrenia, drowned her five children on June 20th, 2001. She believed they were being attacked by dark spirits of Satan and only killing them would save their souls. Whatever possessed her?