When police found his dead body on 20 February, gonzo journalist Hunter S Thompson was sitting upright in a chair at his desk by the kitchen stove. His chin was on his chest, blood was coming from his mouth, and a gun was lying on the floor near his right foot. And a piece of paper in a typewriter in front of Thompson carried the date “Feb 22 ’05” and the single word “counselor.” Read the full Pitkin County Sheriff’s Office police report on the Smoking Gun website.