Widow: Hitman May Be Behind Wheeler's Death
John Wheeler was found dead New Years Eve.
The widow of a Pentagon official found dead in a landfill said she thinks a professional hitman may be involved.
"I think perhaps no one has been on the reward because they've already been paid," she told Slate. Then there's the way Wheeler's body was apparently moved from Wilmington, Del.
, to the Dumpster in Newark, N.J.
"The way they disposed of his body, it's a miracle anybody ever found it. That just sounds like a pro to me," she told the publication.
To add more intrigue, a neighbor said he was watching the Wheeler's home and found the house ransacked, but there was no sign of a break-in.
Wheeler's body was found in a Delaware
landfill Dec. 31. A medical examiner determined Wheeler died of blunt force trauma injuries. The family lawyer said they only learned of the coroner’s findings through media reports.
Wheeler traveled daily from his home in Wilmington to Washington for work.