Attorney for West Fertilizer Co. Issues Statement Regarding Conclusion of Scene Investigation
WEST, TEXAS, May 16, 2013 – John McCoy, principal of McCoy Leavitt Laskey LLC, which represents West Fertilizer Co., today issued the following statement:
"The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, the Texas State Fire Marshal's Office, and all the other enforcement agencies have devoted a massive amount of man-hours and resources to this month-long investigation, and we join our friends and neighbors in West in thanking them for their diligence and dedication. The authorities repeatedly emphasized that their investigation continues, as does ours. Out of respect to the various agencies and to assure that their investigations are not compromised, we will not offer any additional comments or opinions at this time. Our thoughts and prayers continue to be with the families and friends of those lost in this tragedy."
A video from the May 16, 2013, ATF news conference regarding the conclusion of their scene investigation is embedded below: