Ignition will not turn after taking off door panel cover in rear on W201( '93 190E 2.6 )

HI everyone. I had this problem about 2 weeks ago where the ignition would not turn. I put some lubricant inside the ignition and it worked until now. (Yes, I know I should have had it fixed ASAP.)
I decided to take the rear passenger door panel off to start fixing a window that was dropping on me. I needed to put the window motor down so I went to go and put the key in the ignition and same problem. Now, I lubricate and have nothing to turn! Does it have to do with removing the door panel, which is still off?
Also, what are my options now that the wheel is locked and the ignition wont turn at all? I have tried different keys that I have and jiggling the ignition too. Let me guess, the whole dash has to be taken apart to fix the sucker?!
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I'd bet large sums of money, and possibly real estate that the door panel being off has nothing to do with the ignition not turning. Weirder things have happened with perfectly plausible explanations, but I can't imagine what an explanation for that would be. If you mean that the engine is not turning over-which I don't think you do-then it is possible that you fried the battery while troublshooting the window. But the fact that you say that you tried multiple keys means to me that you actually mean that the ignition lock itself won't turn.
I see in your posting that you mention the steering wheel being locked. I think it is possible that you have turned the wheel with the car off and gotten it past the lock. Now the locking mechanism for the steering wheel is pressing on the ignition lock. Try rotating the wheel one way then the other while trying to turn the key. You might have to put a good bit of force on the wheel to get it to turn enough to take the pressure off the lock to allow it to let the ignition turn. If that doesn't do it, there may be something awry in that mess of ignition and steering locks, or the ignition lock itself.
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