Boeing whistleblower John Barnett ‘made powerful enemies’ before his death, as workers ‘skeptical’ he killed himself

March 15, 2024

Boeing workers warn that whistleblower John Barnett “made powerful enemies” before his alleged suicide, as a puzzling discrepancy on his police report has emerged. 7 John Barnett was found dead from a “self-inflicted” gunshot wound in his truck Saturday. Employees at the local Boeing plant where Barnett had worked until retiring in 2017 say the whole community is shaken up. “A lot of people are skeptical, because he made some pretty powerful enemies.”Another Boeing employee who spoke to The Post said: “Nothing surprises me when it comes to Boeing. 7 John Barnett in an undated photo.