Cause of death

    A Philadelphia crime expert believes the death of John Wheeler may have been accidental. William Fleisher, a former police officer who founded the Vidocq  Society, which solves murders, says Wheeler’s actions prior to his death don’t indicate murder.


    A Daily News story by Will Bunch details Fleisher’s theory on Wheeler’s death, which Fleisher says may be a result of a trauma or head injury.

    Wheeler, a former Pentagon official, was found dead in a Wilmington landfill Dec. 31.

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