~ Whistleblower Philip Haney, 66, was found dead in Plymouth, California
~ Authorities say he had a ‘single, self-inflicted gunshot wound’ and was found near his car Friday morning
~ A formal cause of death, motive or details surrounding Haney’s death have not been released by authorities
Department of Homeland Security whistleblower Philip Haney, who spoke out against his own agency during the Obama administration, was found shot dead in California.
The Amador County Sheriff’s Office said that authorities responded to reports of a man lying on the ground with an apparent gunshot injury near Highway 124 and Highway 16 in Plymouth.
Red State and Heavy said Haney had been missing since Wednesday, and that the gunshot wound was found in his chest.
‘Upon their arrival, they located and identified 66-year-old Philip Haney, who was deceased and appeared to have suffered a single, self-inflicted gunshot wound,’ said authorities, according to the Washington Examiner.