Two guns used in Robert Kennedy assassination
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‘There definitely was another shooter’: RFK assassination witness says FBI covered up fact there was a SECOND gunman
- Sirhan Sirhan was not only gunman, claims eyewitness Nina Rhodes-Hughes
- ‘Heard 12 to 14 shots, more than the eight he could have fired from his gun’
- FBI altered her account, and never called her to testify during trial
- Sirhan contesting his shots killed Kennedy and now calling for review
- Robert F Kennedy killed in Los Angeles Ambassador Hotel on June 5, 1968
By Daily Mail Reporter
Robert F Kennedy was shot dead by two gunmen and not just ‘lone wolf’ Sirhan Sirhan, a witness stood just metres away from the presidential candidate in a Los Angeles hotel has claimed.
Nina Rhodes-Hughes, of Vancouver, Canada, is convinced Sirhan – sentenced to life imprisonment after the killing – was the not the only man firing shots that fateful 1968 day.
She told CNN: ‘What has to come out is that there was another shooter to my right. The truth has got to be told. No more cover-ups.’
Rhodes-Hughes, now 78, claimed she had told FBI investigators she heard much more than eight shots, which was the maximum Sirhan could have fired with his small-caliber handgun.
The former television actress, who was working as a volunteer fundraiser for Kennedy’s campaign at the time, also said some of the ’12 to 14′ shots came from a different location to where the convicted murderer was standing.
But the ‘official reporting’ of the incident has left her frustrated after it was changed by the FBI, she claimed, to say that she only heard eight shots.
She added: ‘For me it’s hopeful and sad that it’s only coming out now instead of before – but at least now instead of never.
‘I never said eight shots. I never, never said it. There were more than eight shots. There were at least 12, maybe 14. And I know there were because I heard the rhythm in my head.
‘When they say only eight shots, the anger within me is so great that I practically – I get very emotional because it is so untrue. It is so untrue.
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