Mysterious Death: Body of Doctor Who Linked Vaccines To Autism Found Floating in River
Dr. Jeff Bradstreet helped families whose children were believed to have been damaged by immunizations
(June 26, 2015) A prominent autism researcher and vaccine opponent was found dead floating in a North Carolina river last week under what many are calling suspicious circumstances.
A fisherman found the body of Dr. James Jeffery Bradstreet in the Rocky Broad River in Chimney Rock, North Carolina, last Friday afternoon.
Bradstreet had a gunshot wound to the chest, which appeared to be self inflicted, according to deputies, reported WHNS.
In a press release, the Rutherford County Sheriffs Office announced, Divers from the Henderson County Rescue Squad responded to the scene and recovered a handgun from the river.
An investigation into the death is ongoing, and the results of an autopsy are also reportedly forthcoming.
Dr. Bradstreet ran a private practice in Buford, Georgia, which focused on treating children with Autism Spectrum Disorder, PPD, and related neurological and developmental disorders.