Much of the Internet was abuzz in early August 2016 over a report that Victor Thorn, a "prominent Clinton researcher," had committed suicide, as reported on the American Free Press web site:
Prolific author, AMERICAN FREE PRESS writer and seasoned Clinton researcher Victor Thorn was found at the top of a mountain near his home, the apparent victim of a gunshot wound. Family and some close friends contend Thorn took his own life on his birthday, August 1. Thorn would have been 54.
At the peak of his writing career, the author of some 20 books and 30 chapbooks, Thorn had reported for this newspaper for over a decade, writing thousands of articles on myriad subjects from conspiracy to health-related topics. Best known for his investigate research on the Clintons, Thorn wrote the Clinton trilogy—three definitive works that delved into the history of the power couple including their sordid scandals, Bill Clinton’s sexual assaults of multiple women, and the drug running out of Mena, Arkansas while Clinton was governor of the state.
Thorn wrote for the American Free Press and was the author of books on the Clintons, including the trilogy Hillary (And Bill): The Sex Volume, Hillary (And Bill): The Drugs Volume, and Hillary (And Bill): The Murder Volume, as well as Crowning Clinton: Why Hillary Shouldn't Be in the White House.
Thorn also penned volumes about the "entire holohoax industry," such as The Holocaust Hoax Exposed ("Debunking the 20th Century's Greatest Fabrication") and works such as 9-11 EVIL: Israel's Central Role in the September 11, 2001 Terrorist Attacks ("the book the ADL and the Jewish Lobby don't want you to read") and Made in Israel (revealing that "the actual plotters [of 9/11 were] Talmudic exterminators and their neo-con political sycophants"). In addition, he authored New World Order Assassins ("reaching conclusions that far transcend even those compiled by other conspiracy researchers").
Online conspiracy theories about the death of the conspiracy writer have questioned "suicide" reports and attributed Thorn's death to causes such as "Clinton hit squads" and "Zionist attacks":