News of the World Whistleblower Found Dead

It’s development after development today, and a particularly sad one at the close of play. The former News of the World journalist Sean Hoare, who was the first to allege that Coulson knew about phone hacking, has been found dead in his Watford home. He was plighted by drink and drug addiction – for which Coulson sacked him. Although the death is unexplained, the Guardian report that the police are not currently treating it as suspicious.

That’s sure to satisfy everyone. 


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