Kenny Johannemann

 

 

 

Age: 43

 

Summary: part-time janitor at the ABM Janitorial Services located in the World Trade Center who became a key eyewitness in the WTC bombings during the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks after he had claimed on live TV that he saw an explosion and fireball in an elevator shaft of the basement inside one of the WTC towers and pulled a burning man out of the elevator to a waiting ambulance on that fateful day, who had also received a letter of commendation from the White House for heroic effort and appeared on the Jenny Jones television show, but who had fell into depression and alcoholism and was recently facing eviction from his New York City apartment.

 

 

Cause of Death: Apparent suicide by self-inflicted gunshot wound

 

Born: 1965

 

Died: August 31, 2008

 

Location: New York City, New York