If you don’t know by now, if you pose any type of threat to the government of the United States, the government will make sure you are disposed of. Normand Hodges was one of the people that did the disposing. According to World News Daily, Hodges “worked for the CIA for 41 years as an operative with top-level security clearances, claims he was often employed as a hitman by the organization, to assassinate individuals who could represent a threat to the security of the country.” On his deathbed at Sentara Norfolk General Hospital in Norfolk, VA, the former CIA agent admitted to carrying out 37 assassinations between 1959 and 1972. One of those people, he alleges is famed actress/model, Marilyn Monroe.
In addition to being a trained sniper and martial arts expert, Hodges was also trained in the lethal arts of poisoning and explosives. The 78-year-old man told reporters that he was part of a five man outfit that took out dissenters across the nation. He says that Marilyn Monroe was an odd case, because she was the only woman that he was ordered to eliminate.
Why did they want Marilyn Monroe dead? It was the powerful men she was involved with. She was sexually involved with President John F. Kennedy, but also with one of America’s sworn enemies at the time, Fidel Castro. The powers that be didn’t want her divulging sensitive government secrets. Hodges detailed:
“We had evidence that Marilyn Monroe had not only slept with Kennedy, but also with Fidel Castro. My commanding officer, Jimmy Hayworth, told me that she had to die, and that it had to look like a suicide or an overdose. I had never killed a woman before, but I obeyed orders … I did it for America! She could have transmitted strategic information to the communists, and we couldn’t allow that! She had to die! I just did what I had to do!”
According to Inquisitr:
Marilyn Monroe died at home in her bedroom on August 5, 1962 between midnight and 1:00 AM. Hodges said that, while Marilyn was asleep, he snuck into her bedroom and injected the Hollywood actress with a huge dose of the barbiturate, Nembutal, combined with a powerful sedative known as chloral hydrate.
The FBI has placed Hodges under custody and has opened an investigation to get to the bottom of his story. It will be a difficult nut to crack. Everybody involved, except Hodges, is dead and there was very little written correspondence to substantiate his claims.
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