[cnn-photo-caption image=http://i2.cdn.turner.com/cnn/2008/POLITICS/12/19/mark.felt.obit/art.mark.felt.gi.jpg caption="W. Mark Felt, known as "Deep Throat," divulged information to reporters about the Watergate break-in."]
W. Mark Felt, who leaked information to reporters under the moniker, "Deep Throat," about the Watergate break-in, died Thursday at the age of 95, sources told CNN.
Rob Jones, Felt's grandson, said his grandfather died at his home in Santa Rosa, California. According to published reports, Felt died of congestive heart failure.
Felt admitted in a 2005 Vanity Fair article he was the Washington Post's source for many of its 400 stories on the Watergate affair during the early 1970s. The Watergate break-in eventually led to the 1974 resignation of President Richard Nixon.
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