TX TX - Janice Wilhelm, suspicious Death, Leon County


Sep 27, 2010
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Janice Wilhelm

A Suspicious Death
Leon County
Janice Wilhelm’s children challenge official ruling in Texas
A Texas-size drama, with oil wells popping up everywhere and questions over who owns the leases: The children, the ranch hand, or the banker down the road?

Local family wants answers in mother's death

Janice left behind two children. They say their suspicions started when they were told to look for a will, but there wasn't one.

"We called once a month to verify and we never heard of a will being filed and probated and then all of a sudden there was a will and we received a copy of it," said Davis.

The family received the will six months after Janice's death. They say the handwriting didn’t match up.
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One suspicious suicide in a small town may not be unusual, but five deaths within a square mile of each other? Within a year an oil boom hits Centerville, Texas and the deaths are all swept under the rug. While a hand full of people get rich, the family members of the murder victims are left with nothing but questions.
911 dispatch receives a call from Gerald Willhelm of Centerville, Texas. A strangely calm husband reports that he believes his wife has shot herself and that blood is pouring from her neck. One article states a distraught husband calls 911. I have listened to the call and he does not sound upset at all. He says they were asleep in their recliners and at some point, she woke up and shot herself in the neck. The authorities arrive and quickly rule the death as a suicide. Case closed. Investigation complete.

The .45 caliber bullet traveled into the neck at a downward trajectory, passing through the lungs, and immediately severing the spinal cord through the 7th vertebrae. This would cause instant paralysis, so why do the crime scene photos show Mrs. Willhelm’s hands neatly tucked under her lap blanket? Where did the gun land? Six feet away the gun was laying on the floor pointing away from her chair. The spent casing landed behind the sofa.

If Janice was a physically capable woman, she would have to hold the gun upside down, press it to her neck with her elbow wrenched out above her head. This might be possible IF you omit one very important fact. Janice Willhelm had a tumor on her left arm the size of an orange removed. This surgery took much of her muscle tissue and damaged the nerves in her arm making it impossible for her to hold her arm above her chest, much less over her head. This is not conjectured on the part of grieving family members. This fact is corroborated by medical documentation. Janice could not have held that gun. Her daughter claims that Janice had a life-long fear of guns and wouldn’t be holding one at all.

Gerald Willhelm claims his wife was out of pain meds and killed herself because they couldn’t afford to get more. Crime scene photos show her medications are clearly sitting within arms reach of the deceased. To further dispel this accusation, UPS had recently billed the couple for their prescription delivery service. She was on disability and this covered most of her medications and she had worked out a co-pay deal with the drug companies for the remainder of the fees. Janice Willhelm was not out of pain medication and if anyone doubts this, they can refer to the toxicology reports that clearly shows medications in her system at the time of death.
She suffered from chronic pain and all she had in her system was a small amount of butalbital ? She would have been in pain when she shot herself in my opinion. That is not a strong pain killer, it couldn't even put a dent in my migraines! She also had an antihistamine, trace amounts of one antidepressant, small amount of sertriline, another antidepressant, and a small amount of lidocaine. chrome-extension://oemmndcbldboiebfnladdacbdfmadadm/http://www.texaspubliccorruption.ru/wp-content/uploads/2017/03/autopsy.pdf

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