Anti-pharma couple found dead

Dec 07, 2018

An elderly Pennsylvania couple, know for their personal crusade against McNeil Consumer Healthcare, was found dead outside their home.

Ross and Rhoda Woodward had claimed that equipment used in the nearby Johnson & Johnson-owned manufacturing plant produced tremors, or “transmissions,” in the ground under their home that kept them from sleeping.

The couple had posted a large sign in front of their house reading "Happy Transmission." There were several complaints on file claiming Ross Woodward had repeatedly called the J&J facility, threatening staff and promising to visit the company. He pleaded guilty in each case, paying several hundred dollars in fines.

The Woodwards were both in poor health, but their death is being called “suspicious,” and is still under investigation.

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