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- This false story was taken from a self-described satire website.
- Kenneth McCormick is “Kenny,” a character on the TV show “South Park.”
As fans of the TV show South Park might know, Kenneth McCormick is better known as Kenny, the perennial character who in early seasons died in every episode, only to return to the show the following week.
He isn’t a former investigator looking into the Clinton Foundation, as a recent blog post claims.
"Clinton Foundation investigator Kenneth McCormick found dead," reads the headline on a web page titled "Zone News 24."
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But the story was poached from a self-described satire website.
We rate this blog post Pants on Fire.
Zone News 24, Clinton Foundation investigator Kenneth McCormick found dead, May 14, 2020
Comedy Central, Fan question: Is there an official death count for Kenny??, Sept. 9, 2014
The Daily Texan, ‘South Park’s’ Kenny still dies but finally develops a character, Nov. 26, 2013
Last Line of Defense, Clinton Foundation investigator Kenneth McCormick found dead, visited May 15, 2020
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