Weekly World News has always investigated mysterious events and people. Today we mourn the passing of one of the most mysterious writers in American history, J.D. Salinger.
Little is known of the details which is how Salinger would want it.
While Salinger famously led a reclusive life, his eldest son, Matt sought the spotlight as an actor and even earned a role as a sleazy shrink on the show Picket Fences.
When he wasn’t acting Matt Salinger was a firefighter who bravely battled Los Angeles fires. In September of 1994, Weekly World News profiled the legendary writer’s son.