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Peter Smith, GOP operative who sought Clinton emails, committed suicide: Report

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Peter Smith committed suicideA Republican opposition researcher who reportedly tried to obtain emails thought to be stolen from Hillary Clinton's private email server committed suicide days after talking to the Wall Street Journal about his efforts, according to a report Thursday.

The Chicago Tribune reviewed public records that show Peter Smith, 81, killed himself in a Minnesota hotel room, leaving behind a statement that police called a suicide note in which said he was in poor health and his life insurance policy was expiring.

He was found with a bag over his head with a source of helium attached, according to a Minnesota state death record obtained by the Tribune.

Late last month, the Journal reported a series of stories about Smith, who claimed he was engaging in a mission to obtain lost Clinton emails hacked by Russians.

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