Delta Green-Lost in the Dark Operation Luck of the Draw

From Karriviki

Date: 20.11.1998

Agents and Friedlies:

  • Julius Estéban
  • Joseph Mulligan
  • Anthony Norland
  • Edgar Smith
  • Chang Sung
  • Theodore Weeden
  • Annie Young

Case Details

Who?

Victims:

  • Benjamin Rusher, ex USMC
  • Tanner

What?

Spontaneous Human Combustion (SHC) of Benjamin Rusher, ex USMC

When?

20.11.1998

Where?

  • Baltimore
  • Las Vegas

Why?

  • Norland and Weeden claimed both victims had been abducted and implanted

Operation Log

  • Rusher SHCd when dr. Young was performing an autopsy on him
    • The fire was so hot that the steel autopsy table had been badly damaged
    • The pathologist, Annie Youg, suffered burn injuries in the process
  • Rusher's belongings included a condom filled with possible drugs?
  • Drugs in his hotel room
  • Rusher had taken a fully clothed cold shower with a Bible
  • He had died on the hotel room floor and his clothes had had time to dry
  • Sung was also feeling hot and started to hallucinate fiery reptiles and a ghost at the hospital
    • Also a dragon passing the moon, more ghosts and skeletons
    • General anxiety
    • Caused by some hallucinogenic mushroom dust caught into his eye during the investigation
  • Two alleged FBI agents had picked up all evidence from the hospital
  • According to interviews of relatives, Rusher had been calm and religious
  • Sung found a tracker and a listening device from Esteban's car
    • The planted them on a bus heading for Albuquerque
  • Tanner investigated in Las Vegas
    • Friend of Rusher
    • No evidence of drug use
    • Apparently exceptional luck at the casino
  • Both had been driving in the Nevada desert
    • Several UFO sightings at the area at that time, even a claimed landing
  • Both possibly abducted
  • Tanner later stabbed deadly
  • SHCd in autopsy
  • Mulligan called and asked for a meeting

Debriefing

Result of operation:

Causes for success/failure:

Lessons learned:

Improvements (processes, intelligence, resources):

Attachments

Delta Green-Lost in the Dark Operation Luck of the Draw Report by Friendly Weeden

Delta Green-Lost in the Dark Operation Luck of the Draw Report by Friendly Sung