Two Years After His Death California Authorities Rule Phil Haney’s Death a Suicide – But Friends and Associates Still Have Doubts

DHS whistleblower Philip Haney was found dead in February 2020.
The whistleblower against the Obama administration was shot dead near his vehicle in California.

Haney famously told Sean Hannity in 2016 that he was ordered during the Obama administration to scrub the record of Muslims in the US with terrorist ties.

Haney had been missing for two days before he was found dead.

Haney’s body was found by his car on a highway in Plymouth, California with a single gunshot. A firearm was reported found next to Haney. Almador County officials called the shooting a “suicide” at the time.

Haney’s close friend Jan Markell, a radio host, author and speaker, tweeted this out on her last conversation with Phil Haney.

Jan Markell: My friend Phil Haney was found shot yesterday in CA. I had lunch with him a month ago. He warned something could happen to him. He was to get married in a month. It will be falsely called a suicide.

Philip Haney was the co-author with Art Moore of the bookSee Something, Say Nothing: A Homeland Security Officer Exposes the Government’s Submission to Jihad.

The FBi was later called in to investigate Phil Haney’s death.

On Friday, two years after his death, a Northern California sheriff-coroner ruled Phil Haney’s death a suicide.

ABC10 reported:

Haney, 66, was found dead with a single gunshot wound Feb. 21, 2020, in a park-and-ride lot along a busy state highway in a rural area of Amador County, east of Sacramento. He was a former DHS national security official for 15 years and self-described whistleblower critical of President Barack Obama’s administration.

Haney’s death was controversial enough for the Amador County Sheriff’s Office to bring in FBI crime scene investigators and other analysts to assist.

Investigators found that Haney left a suicide note with a signature that a forensic analysis determined was in his handwriting. The gun used was traced to him.

He also left behind neatly arranged financial documents with instructions on how he wanted his assets distributed, according to investigators. And Haney gave away his potted plants the day before he was found dead.

“After a thorough review of the evidence collected and processed by the Sheriff’s Office and FBI, the Sheriff’s Office has determined the manner of Mr. Haney’s death to be suicide,” the statement from Sheriff Gary Redman’s office said. “This case has been classified as closed.”

But not everyone is convinced of this final report by authorities.

On Thursday Brannon Howse, who knew Haney, and at least two of Phil Haney’s friends and associates discussed Haney’s life and death. They still believe there is more to this story than what is in the official report.
You can watch their report at the link below.

WVW Broadcast believes there is more to Haney’s death.

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