Monday, July 18, 2011

whistleblower found dead. News of the World

man this is to strange.

News of the World phone-hacking whistleblower found dead

Hertfordshire police would not confirm his identity, but the force said in a statement: "At 10.40am today [Monday 18 July] police were called to Langley Road, Watford, following the concerns for the welfare of a man who lives at an address on the street. Upon police and ambulance arrival at a property, the body of a man was found. The man was pronounced dead at the scene shortly after.
"The death is currently being treated as unexplained, but not thought to be suspicious. Police investigations into this incident are ongoing."
Hoare first made his claims in a New York Times investigation into the phone-hacking allegations at the News of the World.

Sunday, July 3, 2011

Austin Glass Falls

possibly haunting downtown Austin.  Maybe the W hotel has unexpected guest.
From late 1884 to late 1885, a vicious serial killer haunted the streets of Austin. Below is a list of his victims.

Victim Date
Mollie Smith             Dec. 30 1884
Eliza Shelley             May 6, 1885
Irene Cross             May 23, 1885
Mary Ramey             Aug. 29, 1885
Gracie Vance             Sept. 27, 1885
Orange Washington             Sept. 27, 1885
Susan Hancock             Dec. 24 1885
Eula Phillips             Dec. 24 1885