I was on Twitter last night when the news of Sean Hoare’s death broke. Hoare was the first named journalist to say that former News of the World editor Andrew Coulson knew about the phone hacking incidents in the organisation. And now he is dead. 

Apparently Hoare had a history of substance abuse and drinking and had an unspecified terminal illness. Which is why, I suppose, we should all be happy when the police say that they don’t think his death was suspicious. 

Unless, of course, you consider the context. He died just days after: 

If that’s not grounds for a little conspiracy I don’t know what is.