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The sudden death of a reporter this week is now giving rise to an explosion of some conspiracy theories.
Journalist Michael Hastings broke some big stories writing about hot button topics like the CIA and the Pentagon.
His cover story for Rolling Stone magazine led to the resignation.
Of general Stanley McChrystal.
Police say it appears he died in a high speed car crash two days ago and now some are asking if there is more to his death -- meets BI.
Trace Gallagher live in Los Angeles with more Trace.
You talk about -- high speed -- having a high speed car crash vegan police say he was going more than a hundred miles an hour down highland avenue and Hollywood at 4:15 in the morning you can see right there this was a very violent crash but now -- in the conspiracy there -- say.
The accident needs a closer look they point out that his body has not yet been identified because it was so badly burned in that crash so.
Not only did -- write the story that brought down general Stanley McChrystal but Hastings also wrote in his book that he once got a death threat from someone on the -- staff now he has also written on CIA operatives he was working on a story.
About the David Petraeus a -- specifically about Jill Kelly the woman involved in it.
And he was also a hard hitting journalist who wrote about the CIA and who wrote stories that people clearly did not want him to write.
The final story that he was riding.
Was about the NSA spying case.
Even Glenn Greenwald of the guardian the paper that broke does spying scandal and and Edwards Snowden wrote on his Twitter account.
Quoting here Michael Hastings final article was on Democrats and the and essays stories why Democrats love to spy.
On Americans clearly there is no -- -- any of this negative anything suspicious police called the accident.
Exactly that they say it was nothing more than a tragic accident they are now in the process of trying to identify.
Michael Hastings -- at 33 years old -- while.
-- -- thank you.
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