Clinton Advisor Found Hanging From Tree With Shotgun Blast to Chest

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59-year-old Mark Middleton, prominently known as an advisor to the Clintons, was discovered hanging from a tree with an extension cord around his neck.

Middleton also had a shotgun wound to the chest. His death was classified as a suicide.

Despite the fact a family lawsuit claims he “died by suicide,” there are major questions circulating about his death.

It’s rumored that Middleton played a key role in strengthening the friendship between Clinton and convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein.

Originally from Little Rock, Arkansas, Middleton was found dead about 30 miles away from his home.

In the 1990s, he served as a special assistant to former President Bill Clinton. Middleton reportedly helped admit Epstein into the White House on at least seven of the 17 occasions Epstein visited during Clinton’s tenure.

Middleton had flown in Epstein’s private jet, referred to as the “Lolita Express.”

“The investigation is still open, I can’t say anything more,” Perry County Sheriff Scott Montgomery said.

“He died from a self-inflicted shotgun wound to the chest,” Montgomery said.

“He found a tree and he pulled a table over there, and he got on that table, and he took an extension cord and put it around a limb, put it around his neck and he shot himself in the chest with a shotgun.”

“It was very evident that the shotgun worked because there was not a lot of blood or anything on the scene. You can tell the shotgun blast was on his chest, you can tell that because there is a hole in the chest and pellets came out the back of his back.”

“It was definitely self-inflicted, in our opinion.”

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The purpose of the lawsuit filed by the Middleton family is to prevent the local sheriff from releasing photos and videos of the death scene.

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Fueling suspicion over Middleton’s death was that none of Middleton’s family members mentioned a cause of death in their statement confirming the former Clinton aide’s demise, the Daily Mail reported.

Middleton’s widow Rhea and his father, Larry, instead filed an injunction on May 23, requesting that details from Middleton’s death be blocked, raising curiosity over what the details could reveal.

In the motion, the litigants, citing a “privacy interest,” sought a declaration that the defendants refrain from disclosing “photographs, videos, sketches, and other illustrative content” related to Middleton’s death.

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The defendants named in the suit include Montgomery, Perry County Coroner Bill Greene, and other Perry County employees “who have access to, and could assist in the disclosure of records, in response to a FOIA request.”

“Since Mr. Middleton’s death, Mr. Middleton’s family, including the Middletons, has been harassed by outlandish, hurtful, unsupported, and offensive online articles regarding Mr. Middleton, his death, and his family,” the lawsuit stated.

“The same individuals who created the online articles will attempt to obtain details of the File, including the Media Content contained within the File, from Defendants,” the litigants said.

“This information will then almost certainly be published online. Plaintiffs, and other family members of Mr. Middleton, will suffer irreparable harm if such materials are disclosed,” the lawsuit stated, requesting that “any Media Content depicting Mr. Middleton’s body or scene of Mr. Middleton’s death should not be disclosed under the FOIA.”