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Roger Wheeler

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Age: 55

Date: May 27, 1981

Manner: Wheeler, chairman of Telex Corp. and owner of World Jai Alai, was shot to death in the parking lot of an Oklahoma country club.

Investigators believe Wheeler had learned that the Winter Hill Gang was skimming profits from World Jai Alai and he planned to blow the whistle on the group. According to, Brian Halloran was originally enlisted to kill Wheeler, but the job reportedly went to John Martorano.

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