John Wheeler, the Vietnam Veterans advocate whose death is still unsolved, was buried with full military honors Friday at Arlington National Cemetery.
Wheeler’s body was discovered in a Wilmington landfill on News Year’s Eve. Newark Police have been in charge of the investigation into his mysterious death. Wheeler’s body had been in a dumpster that authorities believe originated in Newark.
Wheeler received an honor in March from a Delaware Veterans group. They praised the former defense consultant and West Point graduate for his work with Vietnam Veterans. He played an instrumental role in the development of the Washington memorial for Vietnam Vets.
Wheeler’s widow was in attendance at 9 AM event. The News Journal’s website delawareonline.com reports at least 200 people were in attendance, including retired Army General Wesley Clark.