In an astonishing breach of trust, a Secret Service agent tried to sell graphic autopsy photos of President John Kennedy, reports The National ENQUIRER.
The agent, Jim Fox, was desperate for money when he enlisted self-proclaimed JFK expert, Mark Crouch, to broker the black-and-white photos on his behalf, an audiotape has revealed.
“They are quite gross and definitely of Kennedy. There’s a bullet in his head,” according to the audio recording of a reporter who was approached about buying the photos.
The recording indicated that the pictures raised questions in the newsman’s mind – deepening the mysteries surrounding the murder.
The wound in the back of JFK’s head was the size of an egg, according to accounts. But after seeing the pictures, the reporter noted, “It’s more like the size of four eggs. Plus, there is an incision over the eye that raises questions.”
Fox, who died in 1987, was a photographer with the U.S. Secret Service when he was entrusted with the autopsy film negatives by JFK’s physician and told to develop them.
Crouch – who worked as an adviser on the film JFK – received the photos from Fox in 1981 on the very day President Ronald Reagan was shot.
The official photos have never been published and remain under seal at the National Archives.
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