Federal law enforcement officials announced today plans for a renewed effort to solve the 15-year-old “cold case” of determining who blew up the limousine of sports-entertainment mogul Vince McMahon.  

The explosion — from which Vince McMahon somehow escaped completely unharmed, despite having climbed into the limo mere seconds beforehand — has vexed investigators since June 1997, leading some conspiracy theorists to suggest it was an “inside job.”

Among the theories that have been debated among true-crime enthusiasts:

  • McMahon’s limo was destroyed by a cabal of former promoters from wrestling’s territorial era
  • McMahon’s limo was destroyed by disgruntled investors who lost money with the XFL
  • McMahon’s limo had faulty wiring
  • McMahon faked his own blowing-up to collect on his high-value limo insurance policy

McMahon said he hopes he can solve this mysterious crime during his lifetime, because after that he’ll have no chance in Hell. 


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