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Philip Haney, DHS whistleblower, found dead, police say


Department of Homeland Security (DHS) whistleblower Philip Haney used to be determined dead in Amador County, Calif., on Friday, in accordance to local authorities.


Haney, 66, "appeared to have suffered a single, self-inflicted gunshot wound," the Amador County Sheriff's Office stated in a release. Sheriff and coroner Martin A. Ryan shared the initial small print of the case.


"On February 21, 2020 at about 1012 hours, deputies and detectives spoke back to the vicinity of Highway 124 and Highway sixteen in Plymouth to the record of a male subject on the ground with a gunshot wound," the release read.
"Upon their arrival, they positioned and identified 66-year-old Philip Haney, who was deceased and appeared to have suffered a single, self-inflicted gunshot wound. A firearm used to be located subsequent to Haney and his vehicle. This investigation is lively and ongoing. No in addition small print will be released at this time," the workplace added.


According to the Fox News contributor Sara Carter who tweeted about Haney's demise on Saturday and requested human beings to pray for his family and for police, who are nonetheless looking out for solutions and investigating the incident.


"Somebody I deeply revered and considered a buddy Phil Haney - a DHS whistleblower at some point of the Obama Admin used to be apparently killed the previous day in Southern California," Carter wrote. "Pray for his family and pray they discover the person who murdered him. Still attempting to get affirmation on details."

Haney, a former DHS agent, was once also the author of "See Something, Say Nothing: A Homeland Security Officer Exposes the Government's Submission to Jihad."


He was once an outspoken critic of the Obama administration, mainly its coping with of radical Jihadist elements and Islamic terrorism.


Haney, who retired in 2015, studied Arabic culture and language whilst working as a scientist in the Middle East before turning into a founding member of the Department of Homeland Security in 2002 as a Customs & Border Protection (CBP) agriculture officer.


After serving as an armed CBP officer, he was promoted to its Advanced Targeting Team. He specialized in Islamic theology and the strategy and techniques of the global Islamic movement.

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