Hunter S. Thompson Is Dead. Hunter S. Thompson, the acerbic counterculture writer who popularized a new form of journalism in books like “Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas,” fatally shot himself Sunday night at his Aspen-area home, his son said. He was 67.Is Hunter Thompson dead?
Hunter S. Thompson Found Dead at His Home The counter-culture author Hunter Thompson, who popularized a new form of personalized journalism, has died. He was 67.