- link: http://www.guardian.co.uk/media/2011/jul/18/news-of-the-world-sean-hoare
- date: 18 July 2011 18:04 BST
- title: headline::News of the World phone-hacking whistleblower found dead
- Death of Sean Hoare – who was first named journalist to allege Andy Coulson knew of hacking – not being treated as suspicious
- summary: lead paragraph::Sean Hoare, the former News of the World showbusiness reporter who was the first named journalist to allege that Andy Coulson was aware of phone hacking by his staff, has been found dead.
- authors: Amelia Hill, James Robinson, and Caroline Davies
- source: guardian.co.uk
- topics: 2011 phone-hacking scandal News of the World suspicious death Andy Coulson Sean Hoare