This story is like something out of a movie. Not much is known as of yet but information may prove to be difficult to gather for this story of spooks.
In Norfolk, Virginia a 78-year-old retired CIA agent by the name of Normand Hodges was admitted to the Sentara Norfolk General Hospital on Monday. Since being admitted to the hospital, the ex-spook has been making a series of outstanding confessions. Hodges claims he committed 37 assassinations for the U.S. government between 1959 and 1972, including the icon, Marilyn Monroe.
This man worked for the CIA as an operative for over 41 years and was trained in martial arts and as a sniper. Hodges admits that he was often times employed as a hitman by the organization. His targets – those who might represent a threat to the security of the country. These threats were mainly political activists, journalists and union leaders as well as a few scientists and artists. These people’s ideas were seen as threats to the interests of the United States and Hodges was one the CIA called on to “take care of them.”
Hodges claims that Marilyn Monroe remains unique among his victims in that she was the only woman he had ever killed. The odd thing about his deathbed confession is that he has no regrets which makes his confessing all the more strange. If you have no regrets, why are you spilling the goods? He says he doesn’t regret killing Monroe because she had become a “threat for the security of the country” and had to be eliminated.
“We had evidence that Marilyn Monroe had not only slept with Kennedy, but also with Fidel Castro” claims M. Hodges. “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!”
Apparently the FBI is taking Hodges’ claims very seriously as they have placed him under their custody and has launched an investigation to verify his claims. This will be a difficult investigation for the FBI considering the fact that all of Hodges’ assassinations were top secret and much of his dealings were not recorded or put in any sort of filing format. There’s also that little issue that is like the large pink elephant in the room. The fact that the U.S. government and any of its various organizations would obviously not want to admit such guilt and reveal top secret information to the world which could very well happen in opening an investigation. We shall see…