February 20, 2005

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via Talk Left

Journalist Hunter Thompson fatally shot himself tonight. Aspen Sheriff Bob Braudis, a close friend of Hunter's, has confirmed the sad news. He was found by his son, Juan Thompson. We will update as more information becomes available. Here is Hunter's latest Hey Rube column, dated February 15, 2005.

It ends with this line: So long and Mahalo.

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