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Whistle Blower Found Dead In NOTW Phone Hacking Scandal

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whistle blower found dead in notw scandal

So scary.

Last we heard about the News of the World phone hacking scandal, the former editor of the publication Rebekah Brooks was arrested on charges of conspiracy and bribing police for information…but was released early Monday morning.

Now, we're very sad to report that Sean Hoare, a former NOTW employee who was one of the first to blow the whistle on the scandal, has been found dead.

Hoare "was discovered at his home in Watford, Hertfordshire, after concerns were raised about his whereabouts."

Here's what Hertfordshire police had to say about his death:

"The death is being treated as 'unexplained, but not thought to be suspicious.'"

In his whistle-blowing, Hoare specifically called out former NOTW editor Andy Coulson, who later became Prime Minister David Cameron's communications director. Wow.

Our thoughts are with Sean Hoare's family and friends during this difficult time.

We'd expect we'll learn more soon as new information comes to the surface.

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7 comments to “Whistle Blower Found Dead In NOTW Phone Hacking Scandal”

  1. 1

    Well… even those who don't believe in conspiracies must think this one is suspect. Powers that be will reek revenge. Now key witness dead. An accomplished assassin could cause an 'untraceable' death. The world is corrupt! And the corrupt are powerful!

  2. 2

    As for the links to world politicians, and the British police… corrupt corrupt… dead men can't talk!

  3. 3

    When a person of this nature dies in such a manner, you can bet the farm that it's a hit…every single time.

  4. 4

    "unexplained" ha! Wow so sad that telling the truth will get you killed now a days. Warm wishes to the family and deep condolences.

  5. 5

    This is why I've kept my mouth shut at my job. But seriously, this is absolutely insanely tragic. And in reality, we all know people in Hollywood are chomping at the bit to turn this whole thing into a movie now.

  6. 6

    it's all gone a bit David Kelly.

  7. 7

    uhmm, that is so sad. people that want to do right in this world just get their asses killed! but as for robert murdoch and crew, who really cares about these brits, they get what they deserve. just because your in such high power what gives you the right?!?!?! (i'm glad my baby jude law is suing there asses) but even the highest ranking cops the top 2 quit because they were involved! can you fucking believe that. you think you could get some good honest help these days but no the highest ranking are involved to get ya!!!