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{{Infobox outbreak
| previous = [[Ecliptic Express Incident]]
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|name = Mansion Incident
| next = [[Raccoon City Destruction Incident]]
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|image = [[File:Mansion front.jpg|250px]]
| name = Mansion Incident
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|caption = Front view of the Arklay Mansion
| image = [[File:Mansion front.jpg|250px]]
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|other name = Arklay Mansion Incident
| caption = Front view of the Arklay Mansion
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|location = Spencer Mansion, Arklay Mountains
| other name = Arklay Mansion Incident
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|date = {{start date|1998|05|11}} - {{end date|1998|07|24}}
| location = Spencer Mansion, Arklay Mountains
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|target = Umbrella personnel
| date = {{start date|1998|05|11}} - {{end date|1998|07|24}}
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|type = Bioterrorist attack
| target = Umbrella personnel
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|victims = Over 200
| type = Bioterrorist attack
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|perpetrators = Queen Leech
| fatalities =
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|dfens = [[File:UmbrellaCorporation3.png|50px|link=Umbrella]]<br/>[[Umbrella Corporation|Umbrella]] security personnel<br/>[[File:S.T.A.R.S._logo.png|50px]]<br/>[[Special Tactics and Rescue Service|S.T.A.R.S.]]
| injuries =
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|weapons = t-Virus
| victims = Dozens
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|motive = Revenge against Umbrella
| perpetrators= Queen Leech
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|result = Destruction of the Arklay Mansion
| weapons = t-Virus
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|previous = [[Ecliptic Express Incident]]<br/>
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(23rd July, 1998)
| dfens = Umbrella security personnel<br/>[[File:S.T.A.R.S._logo.png|50px]]<br/>[[Special Tactics and Rescue Service|S.T.A.R.S.]]
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|concurrent = [[Raccoon City Destruction Incident]]<br/>
| motive = Revenge against Umbrella
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(May 11th-October 1st, 1998)
| result = Destruction of the Arklay Mansion
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[[Ecliptic Express Incident]]<br/>
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(23rd July, 1998)
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|next = [[Raccoon City Destruction Incident]]<br/>
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(May 11th-October 1st, 1998)
 
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The '''Mansion Incident''' refers to two things. Chiefly, it refers to a botched police special forces operation that took place in July 1998 to investigate a series of murders in [[Arklay County]], but otherwise can refer to the preceding events leading up to this investigation. The Mansion Incident was the site of a biological, ecological, and environmental disaster which took place in the [[Arklay Mountains]]. Estimations as to the death toll are imprecise, but scattered material indicates over 200 deaths occurring as a result of the [[Queen Leech]]'s attacks. Some 127 deaths were the result of the attack on the [[Arklay Laboratory]] itself, including seventy-eight [[Umbrella]] employees, twenty-three test subjects, twenty civilians and seven [[Raccoon City]] police officers.<ref name=":4">Inside of BIO-HAZARD, p.121.</ref>
   
The '''Mansion Incident''' is the name given to a biological, ecological, and environmental disaster which took place in and around Umbrella's [[Arklay Laboratory]] in the [[Arklay Mountains]] northwest of [[Raccoon City]]. The Arklay Laboratory, constructed in the 1960s, was used by the Umbrella Corporation for viral research. Officially, this was the site of vaccine research for RNA viruses such as [[Ebola]]. Unofficially, it was also the site of bio-weapons research for military application.<ref>''Wesker's Report II''</ref> The disaster was influenced by a sentient organism known as Queen Leech, which triggered the containment failure of a variant of the dangerous t-Virus. The disaster officially concluded with a S.T.A.R.S. investigation two months later, resulting in both the exposure of Umbrella spy Dr. Albert Wesker within the unit, and the destruction of the laboratory.
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== Background ==
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From the 1960s, [[Umbrella Pharmaceuticals]] - and later [[Umbrella USA]] - operated a laboratory underneath the Spencer Mansion, an isolated building situated deep within the mountains of [[Raccoon Forest]]. How much the public at large knew of the mansion and lab is uncertain, but the US government was indeed aware of the facility. Officially, vaccine research was conducted on [[Wikipedia:Biosafety level|BSL-4]] level viruses such as [[Ebola]].<ref>''Wesker's Report II''.</ref> Unofficially it was the site of viral weapons development running contrary to the 1972 Bioweapons Convention, and illegal human testing. The virus involved in the outbreak, however, was a strain - or strains - of t-Virus, a virus which mutates humans to survive a number of normally fatal conditions such as cardiac arrest, but which also causes necrosis, brain damage, and excessive hormone production leading to bone growth, murderous anger and cannibalistic hunger. In this condition, mutant humans are dubbed "[[Zombies]]".
   
 
== Attack ==
 
== Attack ==
On May 11, 1998 the Queen Leech triggered a containment failure in the underground laboratory. This was detected soon after, and all employees at the grounds regardless of duties were ordered to wear protective-pressure suits to protect them from exposure to the t-Virus.<ref name="keeper">''Resident Evil'' (2002), file: "[[Keeper's Diary]]".</ref><ref>Hamamura (ed.), ''KAITAISHINSHO'', p.234.</ref> In order to limit the spread information, Dr. Albert Wesker - a member of one of Umbrella's security organizations - ordered that no one be allowed access to the complex's telephones.<ref name="Researcher's Will remake" /> The security guards were then given orders to shoot anyone trying to leave the facility, a precaution should the staff be infected.
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The accident took place in the early hours of Monday 11 May. The exact cause and events is uncertain, but it is understood a sentient research specimen, the Queen Leech, set in motion an eventual containment failure in the laboratory. This accident occurred during an experiment by the [[Tyrant Project]] team, who were undergoing work on the [[T-002]] and [[T-011]] Tyrant subjects and deep in surgery. [[ε strain|Epsilon]], a newer [[t-Virus]] strain, leaked out into the lab in the confusion, released as an airborne pathogen from a special organ created for T-002. The accident was discovered by the staff soon after, and the entire facility staff, regardless of duties, was ordered to don [[Wikipedia:Positive pressure personnel suits|Positive pressure personnel suits]] (PPPS), typically only worn within a laboratory.<ref name="keeper">''Resident Evil'' (2002), file: "[[Keeper's Diary]]".</ref><ref>Hamamura (ed.), ''KAITAISHINSHO'', p.234.</ref> Otherwise, work continued as normal, with scientists taking advantage of the incident for further research. One researcher was infected by Epsilon in the lab and quickly became a [[Crimson Head]], the first occurance of such a being, and was sealed for further study before being locked up in an elaborate storage container shaped like a coffin.
   
By May 13 people began showing signs of t-Virus infection, the Queen Leech's sabotage having gone completely unnoticed. Possibly in an effort to prevent panic, the medical team only provided bandages to those displaying decomposition rather than provide antiviral medication.<ref name="keeper" /> Work on a vaccine is known to have been underway at some point, based on the S.T.A.R.S. findings.<ref group="note">Trays of eggs can be found in the laboratory in the 2002 remake. Eggs are used for vaccine synthesis.</ref>
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Knowledge of the true extent of the accident was known only to a select few. Dr. [[Albert Wesker]], a former Tyrant Project researcher but by then a security agent, ordered telephone access to the outside world to be cut to prevent information leaks.<ref name="Researcher's Will remake" /> Security personnel also received orders to shoot anyone attempting to leave the facility.<ref name="keeper"/> At this point at least seventy-eight Umbrella employees, not counting Dr. Wesker's team, were subject to quarantine, seven of whom being researchers on transfer from [[Umbrella HQ]], along with at least twenty-four human test subjects.<ref name=":4"/><ref group="excerpt">Excerpt from ''Inside of BIO-HAZARD'', p.121: ""本社よりの出向研究者 7名 (推定)……上記人数はすべて行方不明者で遺体の確認はされていない。 場合によっては、 アンブレラ社により隔離されている可能性もあるため、 確実な所在調査が現在の急務である。"".</ref><ref group="excerpt">Excerpt from Inside of ''BIO-HAZARD'', p.121: ""被験者タイプA (氏名未確認) 22名……各種B.O.W.の素材としてウィルス投与を行なわれた者。 そのほとんどがS.T.A.R.S.隊員により射殺された。 これらの被験者は、 元はホームレスなどの住居不特定者であったことが予想され、 身元確認は困難を極めている。<br/>被験者タイプB (氏名未確認) 1名……ウィルス投与などの処でタイラントと化した被験者。 研究所爆発のため遺体の確認はできず、 身元の解明はもはや不可能であろう。".</ref><ref group="note">Increasing by 1 to account for the addition of the T-011 in ''Resident Evil: The Umbrella Chronicles'', which is successfully evacuated in July.</ref>
   
Over the next few days, however, the psychology of the residents did change. The animal [[keeper]] is a good source for the changes which took place in the first two weeks. He recorded in his diary, dated May 14, his apathy towards a pack of [[Cerberus|infected dogs]] ripping through their cages and escaping into the forest. The keeper also noted a man trying to escape from the facility and being killed.<ref name="keeper" /> Over the next few days his mental state deteriorated, with an increasing appetite. After eating dog food, he murdered and partially ate his friend, Scott on May 21.<ref name="keeper" /> Another source, Martin Cluckholm, committed suicide on June 3; by this point many of the mansion's employees had transformed into Zombies, and he believed himself to be the only one left.<ref name="Researcher's Will remake">''Resident Evil'' (2002), file: "[[Researcher's Will]]"</ref>
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As early as Wednesday 13 May, signs of t-Virus infection were being displayed among staff members who were neither present or involved in the Tyrant Project. Among these was the facility's animal keeper, with responsibilities of feeding bio-weapons test subjects.<ref name="keeper"/> Information on the outbreak was, again, limited, and the medical team allowed patients to believe their sores were merely the result of wearing the PPPSes, and provided bandages rather than antiretroviral drugs.<ref name="keeper"/>
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The virus began spreading out of the facility on Thursday 14 May, carried within a pack of [[Cerberus]]es which had turned feral from the keeper's apathy towards feeding them.<ref name="keeper" /> Friday 15 marked the first casualty in the incident, a researcher being shot by security personnel while trying to escape from the mansion grounds.<ref name="keeper" /> The earliest known killing took place a week later on Thursday 21, when the keeper murdered a friend, [[Scott]], in a fit of rage at his apparent ugliness and soon after ate him.<ref name="keeper" /> The writings of another man, [[Martin Cluckholm]], indicate the mansion was lost to the Zombies by Wednesday 3 June, and he killed himself to avoid mutating into one.<ref name="Researcher's Will remake">''Resident Evil'' (2002), file: "[[Researcher's Will]]".</ref> On Monday 8 June, chief researcher Dr. [[John Clemens]] discovered in the lab he also was infected with the virus, possibly indicating the lab was still operational to some level. He left instructions to his girlfriend, fellow Umbrella employee [[Ada Wong]], to kill him should she come looking for him.<ref>[[Resident Evil]] (2002), file: "''[[Letter of a Researcher]]''".</ref>
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On Monday 22 June there were still a scattered group of survivors within the [[dormitory]] building. One man attempted to murder his friend, Robert, who was displaying signs of infection, and wrote a suicide note before hanging himself.<ref>''Resident Evil'' (2002), file: "[[Suicide Note]]".</ref> Both attempted killings failed.<ref>''Resident Evil'' (2002) gameplay.</ref>
   
 
=== Mountain deaths ===
 
=== Mountain deaths ===
Almost immediately after the infected dogs escaped the mansion on May 14, they began attacking and killing hikers and residents in the outskirts of the city. Seven hikers and mountain climbers from out-of-town were found dead. Of these seven confirmed deaths, five were found alone and two pairs were found together after the attacks. Another thirteen local people from four households were killed by a combination of animal attacks and Zombies,<ref>Inside of BIO-HAZARD, p.121.</ref> with some being attacked in their homes.<ref>''Resident Evil'' (2002), scene: Opening.</ref> Following these deaths, all roads into the Arklay Mountains were closed off by the police on Thursday, July 9.{{Verify}}
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[[File:Remake 2002 intro cutscene (4).jpg|thumb|left|Crime scene photograph.]]
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The first known civilian death in the incident was that of a young woman, estimated to be 20-years old, who washed-up on the [[Marble River]]'s bank in [[Cedar]], on the outskirts of Raccoon City on the night of Wednesday 20 May. The Raccoon Police Department revealed in a press conference she had suffered lacerations to her arms and was missing her left foot. Given the force at which bite marks appeared to have been inflicted, it was determined she had been killed by a grizzly bear or like creature and her body swept by the river from the mountains. A mountaineering boot on her right foot suggested she was out hiking at the time of the attack, and may have been an out-of-state tourist.<ref name=":0">''Resident Evil'' (1996), file: "[[Scrapbook]]".</ref>
   
=== S.T.A.R.S. investigation ===
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In the weeks following, there were a number of other bizarre attacks, though none else are dated. By a roadside in the Arklay Mountains, three members of a family were found dead following a savage attack on them while camping in the woods. The mother, father and son were found to be missing a number of internal organs, and had a number of bite wounds all over their body, which the Raccoon Police Department determined were human in origin.<ref name=":1">''Resident Evil Outbreak File #2'' (2004), file: "[[Bizarre case file]]".</ref>
Following continuing pressure from the local population, the Raccoon City Police Department assigned S.T.A.R.S. the mission of flying into the mountains and searching an area suspected of being the killers' den. Umbrella sent a fax to their agent and former head of security, [[S.T.A.R.S. Alpha Team]] Captain [[Albert Wesker]], ordering him to sabotage S.T.A.R.S.' chances of escape and record their fighting with the B.O.W.s to estimate their success in combat. On July 23, the S.T.A.R.S. Bravo Team's helicopter was forced to crash land due to an engine failure.
 
   
Around the same time, the [[Ecliptic Express]] train had also became infected with the t-Virus via Marcus' leeches, screeching to a halt. Rebecca Chambers, a member of Bravo Team, decided to investigate the train. Likewise, Bravo Team's primary pilot, [[Kevin Dooley]], was killed by the escaped Cerberus pack, whereas the co-pilot, [[Edward Dewey]], managed to survive the attack, but soon succumbed to his wounds upon entering the Eclipse Express, though not before warning [[Rebecca Chambers|Rebecca&nbsp;Chambers]] that there were [[zombie]]s and monsters in the forest.
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A 39-year-old man was found dead at the boat mooring station he worked at along the [[Mendez River]], though little of his body was recovered. Across the scene were the bodies of a number of small animals such as rabbits and birds, which appeared to have been partially eaten raw. Several suspicious persons covered in blood were seen in the area at the time the body was reported, but disappeared later.<ref name=":1" />
   
Wesker, alongside researcher [[William Birkin]], observed the events, and also gave commands to the Umbrella [[U.S.S. Delta Team|investigative squad]] on the train until they met their own ends at the hands of Marcus' leeches and were promptly infected.
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A fourth known case was that of the Lindlays. The elderly couple lived in an isolated home in the Arklay Mountains. The police determined they had died of bloodloss, the result of suffering powerful bites to their necks. An autopsy found that flesh was present in both their digestive systems, implying they killed and consumed each other, though the Raccoon Police Department was exploring the possibility this was somehow the actions of a third party.<ref name=":1" />
   
Bravo Team eventually managed to arrive at the [[Spencer Mansion]], while Chambers arriving at the [[Umbrella Research Center]] with an escaped convict, [[Billy Coen]]. Wesker and Birkin were also surprised by Marcus' apparent revival, with Wesker departing to take care of the escaped prototype tyrant, leaving Birkin to activate a Gondola.
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In all, seven hikers and mountain climbers from out-of-town were found dead over the course of a month. Five of these individuals were believed to have died alone, along with the discovery of two pairs of bodies.<ref name=":4"/><ref group="excerpt">Excerpt from Inside of ''BIO-HAZARD'', p.121: ""他州よりの旅行者 7名(推定)……登山中にケルベロスの襲撃を受けたものと思われる。 2名を除きすべて単独の登山者。"".</ref> Four families local to the area were also killed, numbering thirteen people,<ref name=":4"/><ref group="excerpt">Excerpt from ''Inside of BIO-HAZARD'', p.121: ""ラクーン市住民 4世帯13名(推定)……研究所より抜け出したゾンビ及びケルベロスの襲撃による被害者。"".</ref> and giving a total of at least twenty victims of Zombies or animal attacks.<ref name=":4"/> In some cases, it was determined as many as ten Zombies participated in these attacks on individuals.<ref name=":2">''Resident Evil'' (2002), scene: "[[Prologue]]".</ref> By Tuesday 16 June the idea that a grizzly was involved in the killings was replaced with that of a pack of particularly aggressive dogs, which had been sighted by hikers frequently enough to get reported in the Raccoon Times.<ref name=":0" /> Ultimately, on Thursday 9 July, the Raccoon Police Department called for the closure of all roads leading into the Arklay Mountains, hoping to limit the number of deaths while continuing their own investigations.<ref name=":0" />
   
The next day, these events also forced them to activate the training facility's self-destruct protocol, to which Wesker also decided to leave Umbrella. Wesker also had to contend with an [[Ivan]] dispatched by [[Sergei Vladimir|Sergei]] for his disobedience, although the self-destruct devices activating allowed Wesker an opportunity to escape when Sergei and the Ivan were forced to block the explosions, also retrieving the [[T-A.L.O.S.]], an event which Rebecca and [[Richard Aiken]] briefly witnessed before being attacked by the Yawn B.O.W.
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=== Police investigation ===
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The investigation conducted by the Raccoon Police Department was extensive, but yielded no results. Due to the extensive nature of some mutilations, some younger victims were so unrecognisable that even parental identification was having setbacks, with some victims' faces being ripped open and their bellies excavated.<ref name=":3">Matsuyama, ''[[biohazard (novella)|biohazard]]'', chapter: "Chris Redfield".</ref> Information given to the press was also deliberately limited, and one police officer estimated that newspaper of the coverage of the violence did not even constitute 10% of the injuries committed on victims.<ref name=":3" /> The Raccoon Police Department had quickly determined cannibalism to be part of the murders, at least as early as the Mendez River killing, and could not rule out that at least some victims were eaten while alive.<ref name=":3" />
   
Likewise, Wesker himself led Alpha Team to search for the missing members of Bravo Team, and were then forced to hide out at the Arklay Mansion after the discovery of the Bravo Team's crashed helicopter ended in an ambush by Zombie Dogs that resulted in the death of [[Joseph Frost]]. Wesker then had [[Barry Burton]] lure the rest of his team into various traps, under the threat that Wesker kill his family if he doesn't do so.
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The police had a working theory that the murders were committed by a group of cultists, who would consume narcotics before killing and eating their human sacrifices. The police began asking questions at [[Raccoon General Hospital]] and pharmacies, hoping to find patients with suspicious injuries, and began searching for evidence of any violent cult active in the area. These investigations made no progress, and it was decided that, cult or not, a gang of killers must instead be based within the mountains.<ref name=":3" /> As early as 9 July, the police were considering assigning the case to the Special Tactics and Rescue Service (S.T.A.R.S.), a police special forces team with members headhunted for their scientific and military expertise to counter the recent rise of right-wing terrorism.
   
Alpha Team members [[Chris Redfield]] and [[Jill Valentine]] later discover Enrico Marini in the caverns of the mansion, and reveals that he found some evidence of a traitor within the unit, citing that he managed to draw it down to two suspects, Wesker and Redfield. However, he is then gunned down by an unknown assailant (actually Wesker) and killed, although not before he hints that Umbrella was responsible for the disaster in his dying breaths.
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The S.T.A.R.S. investigation came to similar conclusions as the Raccoon Police Department, and it was decided by Wednesday 22 July that S.T.A.R.S. would deploy into the Arklay Mountains and search for this gang. The planning of the mission was conducted by Dr. Albert Wesker, himself also Captain of S.T.A.R.S., who had received orders from Umbrella to enter the Arklay Laboratory, obtain bio-weapons data, and then destroy it. S.T.A.R.S., as a trained task force, would serve as a tool to allow him to carry-out this task. Expected to die in the confrontation with escaped bio-weapons, their deaths would also serve as a proof-of-concept for those particular B.O.W.s, as well as silencing an otherwise inevitable, legitimate investigation that could be damaging for the company.<ref>''Resident Evil'' (2002), file: "[[Fax]]".</ref><ref>''Resident Evil'' (2002), file: "[[Mail from the Chief of Security]]".</ref>
   
Wesker then planned to obtain combat data of the Tyrant for himself, also injecting himself with a [[prototype virus]], having anticipated the possibility that the Tyrant would murder him when he released it. They later find the laboratory and find Wesker among the photos, causing them to learn that Wesker was in fact the traitor to the unit. Wesker then ordered the Tyrant kill them, but as he had anticipated, the Tyrant turned against him and impaled him before going after them.
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S.T.A.R.S. Bravo Team was assigned orders to investigate the area, and took off from a [[Bell UH-1 Iroquois]] helicopter in the evening of Thursday 23 July. The helicopter had been sabotaged by Captain Wesker before take-off, and suffered an engine failure which forced it to crash-land not far from the Spencer Mansion. As Captain Wesker was himself busy conducting the Reclamation Project for the nearby [[Umbrella executive training center|executive training center]], this act of sabotage worked to remove Bravo Team from the equation. The six S.T.AR.S. officers and RPD pilot, Kevin Dooley, would soon find themselves caught up in the violence themselves.<ref>''[[Resident Evil 0]]'' (2002), scene: "[[Opening (Resident Evil 0 cutscene)|Opening]]".</ref> The six S.T.A.R.S. officers under Captain [[Enrico Marini]] split up to search for escaped prisoner Marine 2Lt. [[Billy Coen]], after two Marine MPs were found dead during a prison transport operation. During this search, [[Rebecca Chambers]] and [[Edward Dewey]] found themselves on board the [[Ecliptic Express]], a private train attacked by the Queen Leech two hours earlier, with Dewey being infected and killed. Chambers herself spent the night with 2Lt. Coen in what became known as the "[[Ecliptic Express Incident]]". Officer Dooley was killed not long after the crash landing, having been mauled to death by the Cerberus pack while sat in the cockpit.<ref name=":2" />
   
Jill and Chris later wound the Tyrant and seemingly killed it, although it was revived shortly thereafter. Likewise, the prototype virus also allowed Wesker to survive the Tyrant's earlier attack, also imbuing him with superhuman abilities at the cost of his humanity.
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Captain Marini and officers [[Kenneth J. Sullivan]], [[Forest Speyer]] and [[Richard Aiken]] ultimately reached the Spencer Mansion that very night, and were separated. In the morning of Friday 24th, Chambers arrived and, failing to find anyone, went to sleep in the dormitory building. In the evening, she was awoken by Aiken, who was himself also searching for their comrades. Meanwhile, Umbrella changed its plans for the operation, dubbed "[[X-Day]]". Rather than rely on Captain Wesker in obtaining the bioweapons data, Col. [[Sergei Vladimir]], head of the UBCS, was sent into the laboratory to obtain the research in person and, with the aid of two Tyrant bodyguards, obtained the T-011, but left the T-002 behind. Soon after their departure, witnessed by Aiken and Chambers, the Yawn - an escaped snake test subject - attacked the duo, poisoning Aiken. How long Chambers stayed with Aiken following the attack is uncertain, and certain accounts conflict, though it appears she eventually left him to go to the mansion's store room, where serums were stored.<ref name=":6">''[[BIOHAZARD THE STAGE]]''.</ref><ref group="note">How Richard Aiken's attack is treated differs between 1996's Resident Evil, 2002's Resident Evil, 2007's Resident Evil: The Umbrella Chronicles, and 2015's BIOHAZARD THE STAGE. The Wiki will assume THE STAGE is the more accurate telling of events, and that she left to go to the storeroom following the attack.</ref>
   
Jill; Chris; Barry and Rebecca all escape after killing the Tyrant once and for all, as well as set the self-destruct device, with Barry Burton also aiding in the escape effort. Wesker, meanwhile, also escaped, and had run a mile away from the mansion before the self-destruct device went off, also killing Lisa for good in the process.
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The loss of contact with Kevin Dooley directly warranted the departure of Captain Wesker's Alpha Team on the Friday evening, a day after his death. Ahead of the departure, Captain Wesker manipulated Barry Burton into believing his wife and daughters, [[Moira Burton|Moira]] and [[Polly Burton|Polly]], were being held hostage by Umbrella security staff, and that Burton had to assist him in destroying incriminating data which might survive the lab explosion or they were to be killed.
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During the initial investigation on the ground, which discovered his body, the Cerberus pack also attacked Alpha Team, resulting in officer [[Joseph Frost]] being mauled to death, and forcing pilot [[Brad Vickers]] to take-off, stranding the others in the forest.<ref name=":2" /> Captain Wesker, Burton, [[Jill Valentine]] and [[Chris Redfield]] all made it into the mansion's main hall, but separated soon after arrival. In the first minutes, Sullivan was found choking to death in his own blood, after his throat was ripped out by a Zombie as Alpha Team arrived in the building. Soon after, Speyer was found to have been infected while out on the balcony; initially believed dead following a ravaging by a murder of crows, he awoke as a Zombie and was killed. Redfield found Chambers in the medical store room while she was examining the medicines; due to her inexperience with firearms she offered to aid the team by continuing her role as medic, though later went on to help Redfield further, including playing a piano composition.<ref name=":6" />
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As time went on, stretching into the early hours of Saturday, 25 June, the S.T.A.R.S. force, reduced to six without Vickers, made their way through much of the complex, encountering escaped human test subject [[Lisa Trevor]], a warren of mutant Spiders, and a tree capable of movement, a school of sharks, as well as killing the Yawn. Valentine meanwhile became suspicious of Burton's behaviour, but was unaware he was destroying evidence. Captain Marini was discovered alive in the underground, and had had the benefit of more time to discover S.T.A.R.S.' involvement in an Umbrella conspiracy. Captain Wesker shot him dead before taking off to prevent him telling the others any more information.<ref>''Resident Evil'' (2002), scene: "[[Bravo Captain (Chris)]]".</ref><ref>''Resident Evil'' (2002), scene: "[[Bravo Captain (Jill)]]".</ref><ref group="note">Due to the branching nature of Resident Evil's story, the exact events here are unknown so are only being summarised.</ref>
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In the Arklay Laboratory, proper, Captain Wesker infected himself with a [[prototype virus]] handed to him by Dr. [[William Birkin]]. Having decided to betray Umbrella by handing over the bio-weapons embryos and data to a [[rival company]], he decided that faking his death would be the perfect way to avoid retribution, and decided to awaken the T-002 Tyrant. The T-002, having recognised him as a participant in the experimentation that mutated him in the first place, decided to attack him before the other S.T.A.R.S. members. Elsewhere in the laboratory, Chamber set off the facility's self-destruct system.<ref name=":6" /> With Vickers still flying above, the four S.T.A.R.S. members raced to the rooftop intent on getting his attention. Having passed out from his wounds when stabbed by T-002's claws, Captain Wesker woke-up to find himself wounded, but alive and mutated.<ref name=":5">''Resident Evil: The Umbrella Chronicles'' (2007), scene: "[[Rebirth 1 opening]]".</ref> Having underestimated Alpha Team's resourcefulness, he had little time to obtain embryos of the bio-weapons, and found that Col. Vladimir had deleted his computer login, preventing him from downloading the data. Having betrayed Umbrella for nothing, he decided to simply escape the laboratory and take advantage of his assumed death for the time-being.<ref name=":5" /> He successfully escaped just as the complex exploded, thanks to his newly acquired enhanced running abilities.<ref>''Resident Evil: The Umbrella Chronicles'' (2007), scene: "[[Rebirth 2 ending]]".</ref>
   
 
== Perpetrators ==
 
== Perpetrators ==
 
{{Main|Queen Leech}}
 
{{Main|Queen Leech}}
 
[[File:James Marcus.jpg|thumb|left|The Queen Leech.]]
 
[[File:James Marcus.jpg|thumb|left|The Queen Leech.]]
The '''Queen Leech''' was a sentient leech which had absorbed the memories of Dr. [[James Marcus]] following his 1988 assassination. Believing itself to be Marcus, it took the appearance of his younger self and began a series of attacks on facilities run by Umbrella. The Leech was killed by 2LT Billy Coen and S.T.A.R.S. officer Rebecca Chambers before it could do more damage.
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The '''Queen Leech''' was a sentient leech created by Dr. [[James Marcus]] in 1988 shortly before his assassination. Dumped in a nearby water treatment plant with his corpse, the Queen Leech began feeding on his body, and gained his memories while eating his brain. Over the next ten years, the leech began developing a human-level consciousness, and by 1988 believe itself to be Dr. Marcus himself brought back to life. Queen Leech spent several weeks attacking Umbrella facilities to get revenge, with the ultimate goal being the complete destruction of all life on earth after developing a Messiah complex. The Queen Leech was killed by 2Lt. Coen, who forced it down an elevator shaft in an exploding building.<ref>''Resident Evil 0'' (2002), scene: "[[Coup de grâce (Resident Evil 0 cutscene)|Coup de grâce]]".</ref>
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Of civilians, at least 20 civilians were killed before 23 July. Split between locals and non-locals, these are seven tourists and thirteen residents from four households.<ref name=":7">Takeo (ed.), ''Inside BIO-HAZARD'', p.121.</ref>
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The Arklay Laboratory itself lost 78 Umbrella employees.<ref name=":7"/> These consisted of twenty-five researchers, of whom a number were found to have committed suicide,<ref name=":7"/> an additional seven researchers on loan from head office, presumably Umbrella HQ.<ref name=":7"/> An additional forty-six were guards, maintenance, staff and persons with other non-research roles. These people were found in the mansion and its dormitory building.<ref name=":7"/> Another twenty-four human test subjects were killed during the S.T.A.R.S. raid, consisting of twenty-four Modified Zombies, the T-002, and Lisa Trevor.<ref name=":7"/><ref group="note">Note: As the book is based on information from the 1996 game, the Wiki will add the remake-exclusive Lisa Trevor to the account.</ref>
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The RPD reported eight deaths, though Dr. Wesker's death was later found to be falsified. The other seven included RPD pilot Kevin Dooley; Enrico Marini, Edward Dewey, Forest Speyer, Dr. Kenneth J. Sullivan and Richard Aiken from the S.T.A.R.S. Bravo Team, and Joseph Frost from Alpha Team.<ref name=":7"/>
   
 
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== Aftermath ==
The laboratory's explosion caused a large forest fire which destroyed an area of forest equal to {{convert|750|acre|ha sqmi|lk=on}}. The Raccoon Fire Department found itself under-equipped and the [[National Guard of the United States|National Guard]] was brought in to assist.<ref>Takeo (ed.), ''Inside BIO-HAZARD'', p.121.</ref>
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The laboratory's explosion caused a large forest fire which destroyed an area of forest equal to {{convert|750|acre|ha sqmi|lk=on}}.<ref name=":4"/> The Raccoon Fire Department found itself under-equipped and the [[National Guard of the United States|National Guard]] was brought in to assist.<ref name=":7"/>
   
Following their return, S.T.A.R.S. called for an immediate investigation into Umbrella's affairs, but the unit was disbanded owing to Umbrella's financial influence over the Chief of Police, Brian Irons. While the public at large became aware of the incident and the Umbrella connection, little was said. The Raccoon City Police Department later started an investigation in August, though Umbrella was given the advanced warning by Chief Irons and knew to hide evidence in preparation for it.{{Verify}}
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Following their return, S.T.A.R.S. called for an immediate investigation into Umbrella's affairs, but the unit was disbanded owing to Umbrella's financial influence over the Chief of Police, [[Brian Irons]].{{Verify}} While the public at large became aware of the incident and the Umbrella connection, little was said. The Raccoon City Police Department later started an investigation in August, though Umbrella was given the advanced warning by Chief Irons and knew to hide evidence in preparation for it.{{Verify}}
   
Umbrella's own investigation into the incident resulted in the forced resignation of [[Morpheus D. Duvall]] for "gross negligence", the corporation using him as a scapegoat. Duvall would later form a terrorist organization and attack Umbrella in 2002.{{Verify}}
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Umbrella's own investigation into the incident resulted in the forced resignation of [[Morpheus D. Duvall]] for "gross negligence", the corporation using him as a scapegoat. Duvall would later form a terrorist organization and attack Umbrella in [[2002]].{{Verify}}
   
 
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Revision as of 19:02, January 29, 2020

Prime universe
(Capcom's primary storyline)

The Mansion Incident refers to two things. Chiefly, it refers to a botched police special forces operation that took place in July 1998 to investigate a series of murders in Arklay County, but otherwise can refer to the preceding events leading up to this investigation. The Mansion Incident was the site of a biological, ecological, and environmental disaster which took place in the Arklay Mountains. Estimations as to the death toll are imprecise, but scattered material indicates over 200 deaths occurring as a result of the Queen Leech's attacks. Some 127 deaths were the result of the attack on the Arklay Laboratory itself, including seventy-eight Umbrella employees, twenty-three test subjects, twenty civilians and seven Raccoon City police officers.[1]

Background

From the 1960s, Umbrella Pharmaceuticals - and later Umbrella USA - operated a laboratory underneath the Spencer Mansion, an isolated building situated deep within the mountains of Raccoon Forest. How much the public at large knew of the mansion and lab is uncertain, but the US government was indeed aware of the facility. Officially, vaccine research was conducted on BSL-4 level viruses such as Ebola.[2] Unofficially it was the site of viral weapons development running contrary to the 1972 Bioweapons Convention, and illegal human testing. The virus involved in the outbreak, however, was a strain - or strains - of t-Virus, a virus which mutates humans to survive a number of normally fatal conditions such as cardiac arrest, but which also causes necrosis, brain damage, and excessive hormone production leading to bone growth, murderous anger and cannibalistic hunger. In this condition, mutant humans are dubbed "Zombies".

Attack

The accident took place in the early hours of Monday 11 May. The exact cause and events is uncertain, but it is understood a sentient research specimen, the Queen Leech, set in motion an eventual containment failure in the laboratory. This accident occurred during an experiment by the Tyrant Project team, who were undergoing work on the T-002 and T-011 Tyrant subjects and deep in surgery. Epsilon, a newer t-Virus strain, leaked out into the lab in the confusion, released as an airborne pathogen from a special organ created for T-002. The accident was discovered by the staff soon after, and the entire facility staff, regardless of duties, was ordered to don Positive pressure personnel suits (PPPS), typically only worn within a laboratory.[3][4] Otherwise, work continued as normal, with scientists taking advantage of the incident for further research. One researcher was infected by Epsilon in the lab and quickly became a Crimson Head, the first occurance of such a being, and was sealed for further study before being locked up in an elaborate storage container shaped like a coffin.

Knowledge of the true extent of the accident was known only to a select few. Dr. Albert Wesker, a former Tyrant Project researcher but by then a security agent, ordered telephone access to the outside world to be cut to prevent information leaks.[5] Security personnel also received orders to shoot anyone attempting to leave the facility.[3] At this point at least seventy-eight Umbrella employees, not counting Dr. Wesker's team, were subject to quarantine, seven of whom being researchers on transfer from Umbrella HQ, along with at least twenty-four human test subjects.[1][excerpt 1][excerpt 2][note 1]

As early as Wednesday 13 May, signs of t-Virus infection were being displayed among staff members who were neither present or involved in the Tyrant Project. Among these was the facility's animal keeper, with responsibilities of feeding bio-weapons test subjects.[3] Information on the outbreak was, again, limited, and the medical team allowed patients to believe their sores were merely the result of wearing the PPPSes, and provided bandages rather than antiretroviral drugs.[3]

The virus began spreading out of the facility on Thursday 14 May, carried within a pack of Cerberuses which had turned feral from the keeper's apathy towards feeding them.[3] Friday 15 marked the first casualty in the incident, a researcher being shot by security personnel while trying to escape from the mansion grounds.[3] The earliest known killing took place a week later on Thursday 21, when the keeper murdered a friend, Scott, in a fit of rage at his apparent ugliness and soon after ate him.[3] The writings of another man, Martin Cluckholm, indicate the mansion was lost to the Zombies by Wednesday 3 June, and he killed himself to avoid mutating into one.[5] On Monday 8 June, chief researcher Dr. John Clemens discovered in the lab he also was infected with the virus, possibly indicating the lab was still operational to some level. He left instructions to his girlfriend, fellow Umbrella employee Ada Wong, to kill him should she come looking for him.[6]

On Monday 22 June there were still a scattered group of survivors within the dormitory building. One man attempted to murder his friend, Robert, who was displaying signs of infection, and wrote a suicide note before hanging himself.[7] Both attempted killings failed.[8]

Mountain deaths

Remake 2002 intro cutscene (4)

Crime scene photograph.

The first known civilian death in the incident was that of a young woman, estimated to be 20-years old, who washed-up on the Marble River's bank in Cedar, on the outskirts of Raccoon City on the night of Wednesday 20 May. The Raccoon Police Department revealed in a press conference she had suffered lacerations to her arms and was missing her left foot. Given the force at which bite marks appeared to have been inflicted, it was determined she had been killed by a grizzly bear or like creature and her body swept by the river from the mountains. A mountaineering boot on her right foot suggested she was out hiking at the time of the attack, and may have been an out-of-state tourist.[9]

In the weeks following, there were a number of other bizarre attacks, though none else are dated. By a roadside in the Arklay Mountains, three members of a family were found dead following a savage attack on them while camping in the woods. The mother, father and son were found to be missing a number of internal organs, and had a number of bite wounds all over their body, which the Raccoon Police Department determined were human in origin.[10]

A 39-year-old man was found dead at the boat mooring station he worked at along the Mendez River, though little of his body was recovered. Across the scene were the bodies of a number of small animals such as rabbits and birds, which appeared to have been partially eaten raw. Several suspicious persons covered in blood were seen in the area at the time the body was reported, but disappeared later.[10]

A fourth known case was that of the Lindlays. The elderly couple lived in an isolated home in the Arklay Mountains. The police determined they had died of bloodloss, the result of suffering powerful bites to their necks. An autopsy found that flesh was present in both their digestive systems, implying they killed and consumed each other, though the Raccoon Police Department was exploring the possibility this was somehow the actions of a third party.[10]

In all, seven hikers and mountain climbers from out-of-town were found dead over the course of a month. Five of these individuals were believed to have died alone, along with the discovery of two pairs of bodies.[1][excerpt 3] Four families local to the area were also killed, numbering thirteen people,[1][excerpt 4] and giving a total of at least twenty victims of Zombies or animal attacks.[1] In some cases, it was determined as many as ten Zombies participated in these attacks on individuals.[11] By Tuesday 16 June the idea that a grizzly was involved in the killings was replaced with that of a pack of particularly aggressive dogs, which had been sighted by hikers frequently enough to get reported in the Raccoon Times.[9] Ultimately, on Thursday 9 July, the Raccoon Police Department called for the closure of all roads leading into the Arklay Mountains, hoping to limit the number of deaths while continuing their own investigations.[9]

Police investigation

The investigation conducted by the Raccoon Police Department was extensive, but yielded no results. Due to the extensive nature of some mutilations, some younger victims were so unrecognisable that even parental identification was having setbacks, with some victims' faces being ripped open and their bellies excavated.[12] Information given to the press was also deliberately limited, and one police officer estimated that newspaper of the coverage of the violence did not even constitute 10% of the injuries committed on victims.[12] The Raccoon Police Department had quickly determined cannibalism to be part of the murders, at least as early as the Mendez River killing, and could not rule out that at least some victims were eaten while alive.[12]

The police had a working theory that the murders were committed by a group of cultists, who would consume narcotics before killing and eating their human sacrifices. The police began asking questions at Raccoon General Hospital and pharmacies, hoping to find patients with suspicious injuries, and began searching for evidence of any violent cult active in the area. These investigations made no progress, and it was decided that, cult or not, a gang of killers must instead be based within the mountains.[12] As early as 9 July, the police were considering assigning the case to the Special Tactics and Rescue Service (S.T.A.R.S.), a police special forces team with members headhunted for their scientific and military expertise to counter the recent rise of right-wing terrorism.

The S.T.A.R.S. investigation came to similar conclusions as the Raccoon Police Department, and it was decided by Wednesday 22 July that S.T.A.R.S. would deploy into the Arklay Mountains and search for this gang. The planning of the mission was conducted by Dr. Albert Wesker, himself also Captain of S.T.A.R.S., who had received orders from Umbrella to enter the Arklay Laboratory, obtain bio-weapons data, and then destroy it. S.T.A.R.S., as a trained task force, would serve as a tool to allow him to carry-out this task. Expected to die in the confrontation with escaped bio-weapons, their deaths would also serve as a proof-of-concept for those particular B.O.W.s, as well as silencing an otherwise inevitable, legitimate investigation that could be damaging for the company.[13][14]

S.T.A.R.S. Bravo Team was assigned orders to investigate the area, and took off from a Bell UH-1 Iroquois helicopter in the evening of Thursday 23 July. The helicopter had been sabotaged by Captain Wesker before take-off, and suffered an engine failure which forced it to crash-land not far from the Spencer Mansion. As Captain Wesker was himself busy conducting the Reclamation Project for the nearby executive training center, this act of sabotage worked to remove Bravo Team from the equation. The six S.T.AR.S. officers and RPD pilot, Kevin Dooley, would soon find themselves caught up in the violence themselves.[15] The six S.T.A.R.S. officers under Captain Enrico Marini split up to search for escaped prisoner Marine 2Lt. Billy Coen, after two Marine MPs were found dead during a prison transport operation. During this search, Rebecca Chambers and Edward Dewey found themselves on board the Ecliptic Express, a private train attacked by the Queen Leech two hours earlier, with Dewey being infected and killed. Chambers herself spent the night with 2Lt. Coen in what became known as the "Ecliptic Express Incident". Officer Dooley was killed not long after the crash landing, having been mauled to death by the Cerberus pack while sat in the cockpit.[11]

Captain Marini and officers Kenneth J. Sullivan, Forest Speyer and Richard Aiken ultimately reached the Spencer Mansion that very night, and were separated. In the morning of Friday 24th, Chambers arrived and, failing to find anyone, went to sleep in the dormitory building. In the evening, she was awoken by Aiken, who was himself also searching for their comrades. Meanwhile, Umbrella changed its plans for the operation, dubbed "X-Day". Rather than rely on Captain Wesker in obtaining the bioweapons data, Col. Sergei Vladimir, head of the UBCS, was sent into the laboratory to obtain the research in person and, with the aid of two Tyrant bodyguards, obtained the T-011, but left the T-002 behind. Soon after their departure, witnessed by Aiken and Chambers, the Yawn - an escaped snake test subject - attacked the duo, poisoning Aiken. How long Chambers stayed with Aiken following the attack is uncertain, and certain accounts conflict, though it appears she eventually left him to go to the mansion's store room, where serums were stored.[16][note 2]

The loss of contact with Kevin Dooley directly warranted the departure of Captain Wesker's Alpha Team on the Friday evening, a day after his death. Ahead of the departure, Captain Wesker manipulated Barry Burton into believing his wife and daughters, Moira and Polly, were being held hostage by Umbrella security staff, and that Burton had to assist him in destroying incriminating data which might survive the lab explosion or they were to be killed.

During the initial investigation on the ground, which discovered his body, the Cerberus pack also attacked Alpha Team, resulting in officer Joseph Frost being mauled to death, and forcing pilot Brad Vickers to take-off, stranding the others in the forest.[11] Captain Wesker, Burton, Jill Valentine and Chris Redfield all made it into the mansion's main hall, but separated soon after arrival. In the first minutes, Sullivan was found choking to death in his own blood, after his throat was ripped out by a Zombie as Alpha Team arrived in the building. Soon after, Speyer was found to have been infected while out on the balcony; initially believed dead following a ravaging by a murder of crows, he awoke as a Zombie and was killed. Redfield found Chambers in the medical store room while she was examining the medicines; due to her inexperience with firearms she offered to aid the team by continuing her role as medic, though later went on to help Redfield further, including playing a piano composition.[16]

As time went on, stretching into the early hours of Saturday, 25 June, the S.T.A.R.S. force, reduced to six without Vickers, made their way through much of the complex, encountering escaped human test subject Lisa Trevor, a warren of mutant Spiders, and a tree capable of movement, a school of sharks, as well as killing the Yawn. Valentine meanwhile became suspicious of Burton's behaviour, but was unaware he was destroying evidence. Captain Marini was discovered alive in the underground, and had had the benefit of more time to discover S.T.A.R.S.' involvement in an Umbrella conspiracy. Captain Wesker shot him dead before taking off to prevent him telling the others any more information.[17][18][note 3]

In the Arklay Laboratory, proper, Captain Wesker infected himself with a prototype virus handed to him by Dr. William Birkin. Having decided to betray Umbrella by handing over the bio-weapons embryos and data to a rival company, he decided that faking his death would be the perfect way to avoid retribution, and decided to awaken the T-002 Tyrant. The T-002, having recognised him as a participant in the experimentation that mutated him in the first place, decided to attack him before the other S.T.A.R.S. members. Elsewhere in the laboratory, Chamber set off the facility's self-destruct system.[16] With Vickers still flying above, the four S.T.A.R.S. members raced to the rooftop intent on getting his attention. Having passed out from his wounds when stabbed by T-002's claws, Captain Wesker woke-up to find himself wounded, but alive and mutated.[19] Having underestimated Alpha Team's resourcefulness, he had little time to obtain embryos of the bio-weapons, and found that Col. Vladimir had deleted his computer login, preventing him from downloading the data. Having betrayed Umbrella for nothing, he decided to simply escape the laboratory and take advantage of his assumed death for the time-being.[19] He successfully escaped just as the complex exploded, thanks to his newly acquired enhanced running abilities.[20]

Perpetrators

Main article: Queen Leech
James Marcus

The Queen Leech.

The Queen Leech was a sentient leech created by Dr. James Marcus in 1988 shortly before his assassination. Dumped in a nearby water treatment plant with his corpse, the Queen Leech began feeding on his body, and gained his memories while eating his brain. Over the next ten years, the leech began developing a human-level consciousness, and by 1988 believe itself to be Dr. Marcus himself brought back to life. Queen Leech spent several weeks attacking Umbrella facilities to get revenge, with the ultimate goal being the complete destruction of all life on earth after developing a Messiah complex. The Queen Leech was killed by 2Lt. Coen, who forced it down an elevator shaft in an exploding building.[21]

Victims

Of civilians, at least 20 civilians were killed before 23 July. Split between locals and non-locals, these are seven tourists and thirteen residents from four households.[22]

The Arklay Laboratory itself lost 78 Umbrella employees.[22] These consisted of twenty-five researchers, of whom a number were found to have committed suicide,[22] an additional seven researchers on loan from head office, presumably Umbrella HQ.[22] An additional forty-six were guards, maintenance, staff and persons with other non-research roles. These people were found in the mansion and its dormitory building.[22] Another twenty-four human test subjects were killed during the S.T.A.R.S. raid, consisting of twenty-four Modified Zombies, the T-002, and Lisa Trevor.[22][note 4]

The RPD reported eight deaths, though Dr. Wesker's death was later found to be falsified. The other seven included RPD pilot Kevin Dooley; Enrico Marini, Edward Dewey, Forest Speyer, Dr. Kenneth J. Sullivan and Richard Aiken from the S.T.A.R.S. Bravo Team, and Joseph Frost from Alpha Team.[22]

Aftermath

The laboratory's explosion caused a large forest fire which destroyed an area of forest equal to 750 acres (304 ha; 1.172 sq mi).[1] The Raccoon Fire Department found itself under-equipped and the National Guard was brought in to assist.[22]

Following their return, S.T.A.R.S. called for an immediate investigation into Umbrella's affairs, but the unit was disbanded owing to Umbrella's financial influence over the Chief of Police, Brian Irons.[citation needed] While the public at large became aware of the incident and the Umbrella connection, little was said. The Raccoon City Police Department later started an investigation in August, though Umbrella was given the advanced warning by Chief Irons and knew to hide evidence in preparation for it.[citation needed]

Umbrella's own investigation into the incident resulted in the forced resignation of Morpheus D. Duvall for "gross negligence", the corporation using him as a scapegoat. Duvall would later form a terrorist organization and attack Umbrella in 2002.[citation needed]

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notes
  1. Increasing by 1 to account for the addition of the T-011 in Resident Evil: The Umbrella Chronicles, which is successfully evacuated in July.
  2. How Richard Aiken's attack is treated differs between 1996's Resident Evil, 2002's Resident Evil, 2007's Resident Evil: The Umbrella Chronicles, and 2015's BIOHAZARD THE STAGE. The Wiki will assume THE STAGE is the more accurate telling of events, and that she left to go to the storeroom following the attack.
  3. Due to the branching nature of Resident Evil's story, the exact events here are unknown so are only being summarised.
  4. Note: As the book is based on information from the 1996 game, the Wiki will add the remake-exclusive Lisa Trevor to the account.
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  1. Excerpt from Inside of BIO-HAZARD, p.121: ""本社よりの出向研究者 7名 (推定)……上記人数はすべて行方不明者で遺体の確認はされていない。 場合によっては、 アンブレラ社により隔離されている可能性もあるため、 確実な所在調査が現在の急務である。"".
  2. Excerpt from Inside of BIO-HAZARD, p.121: ""被験者タイプA (氏名未確認) 22名……各種B.O.W.の素材としてウィルス投与を行なわれた者。 そのほとんどがS.T.A.R.S.隊員により射殺された。 これらの被験者は、 元はホームレスなどの住居不特定者であったことが予想され、 身元確認は困難を極めている。
    被験者タイプB (氏名未確認) 1名……ウィルス投与などの処でタイラントと化した被験者。 研究所爆発のため遺体の確認はできず、 身元の解明はもはや不可能であろう。".
  3. Excerpt from Inside of BIO-HAZARD, p.121: ""他州よりの旅行者 7名(推定)……登山中にケルベロスの襲撃を受けたものと思われる。 2名を除きすべて単独の登山者。"".
  4. Excerpt from Inside of BIO-HAZARD, p.121: ""ラクーン市住民 4世帯13名(推定)……研究所より抜け出したゾンビ及びケルベロスの襲撃による被害者。"".
references
  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 Inside of BIO-HAZARD, p.121.
  2. Wesker's Report II.
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 3.4 3.5 3.6 Resident Evil (2002), file: "Keeper's Diary".
  4. Hamamura (ed.), KAITAISHINSHO, p.234.
  5. 5.0 5.1 Resident Evil (2002), file: "Researcher's Will".
  6. Resident Evil (2002), file: "Letter of a Researcher".
  7. Resident Evil (2002), file: "Suicide Note".
  8. Resident Evil (2002) gameplay.
  9. 9.0 9.1 9.2 Resident Evil (1996), file: "Scrapbook".
  10. 10.0 10.1 10.2 Resident Evil Outbreak File #2 (2004), file: "Bizarre case file".
  11. 11.0 11.1 11.2 Resident Evil (2002), scene: "Prologue".
  12. 12.0 12.1 12.2 12.3 Matsuyama, biohazard, chapter: "Chris Redfield".
  13. Resident Evil (2002), file: "Fax".
  14. Resident Evil (2002), file: "Mail from the Chief of Security".
  15. Resident Evil 0 (2002), scene: "Opening".
  16. 16.0 16.1 16.2 BIOHAZARD THE STAGE.
  17. Resident Evil (2002), scene: "Bravo Captain (Chris)".
  18. Resident Evil (2002), scene: "Bravo Captain (Jill)".
  19. 19.0 19.1 Resident Evil: The Umbrella Chronicles (2007), scene: "Rebirth 1 opening".
  20. Resident Evil: The Umbrella Chronicles (2007), scene: "Rebirth 2 ending".
  21. Resident Evil 0 (2002), scene: "Coup de grâce".
  22. 22.0 22.1 22.2 22.3 22.4 22.5 22.6 22.7 Takeo (ed.), Inside BIO-HAZARD, p.121.
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