Either this is silly games or..... Anyway, the rest of the article is only available to Globe and Mail INSIDER Edition subscribers...
"Hunter telephoned me on Feb. 19, the night before his death. He sounded scared. It wasn't always easy to understand what he said, particularly over the phone, he mumbled, yet when there was something he really wanted you to understand, you did. He'd been working on a story about the World Trade Center attacks and had stumbled across what he felt was hard evidence showing the towers had been brought down not by the airplanes that flew into them but by explosive charges set off in their foundations. Now he thought someone was out to stop him publishing it: 'They're gonna make it look like suicide,' he said. 'I know how these bastards think . . .'"
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Police heard shots as they headed to Thompson's ranch. According to a sheriff's report, the author's body was found in a chair by his kitchen table, on which a typewritten page bore the single word "counselor" typed at its centre.