] Hunter S. Thompson died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound
] at his home in Woody Creek on Sunday night. He was 67.
] Regarded as one of the most legendary writers of the 20th
] century, Thompson is best known for the 1972 classic
] "Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas." He is also credited
] with pioneering gonzo journalism - a style of writing
] that breaks tradition rules of news reporting and is
] purposefully slanted.
This is shocking.. I've been hit with a wave of sadness. I wonder why he killed himself. I can't picture him offing himself without something to say about it.
Rest In Peace Hunter. July 18, 1939 -- February 20, 2005
DenverPost.com - Hunter S. Thompson commits suicide