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Journalist Who Broke Bombshell Story About Clinton-Lynch TARMAC Meeting Found Dead

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The reporter who broke the bombshell story about the tarmac meeting between former President Bill Clinton and then-Attorney General Loretta Lynch in June 2016 was found dead Saturday inside an Alabama residence.

Veteran TV anchor Christopher Sign was found dead by first responders inside a residence early Saturday morning after emergency dispatchers received a 911 call, AL.com reported. Sign was the weeknight anchor for ABC 33/40 in Birmingham.

Lt. Keith Czeskleba said Sign’s death is being investigated as an apparent suicide.

Eric Land, VP and general manager of ABC 33/40, said:

Sign was 45 years old. He is survived by his wife and three children.

Sign gained national attention in June 2016 when he broke news that Bill Clinton privately met with Lynch on the tarmac of Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport.

At the time, Sign worked for KNXV-TV in Phoenix.

The Clinton-Lynch meeting triggered immediate controversy because it came as the FBI was… (Read more)

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