Scotland Yard have concluded that the MI6 agent who was found in a holdall with zips padlocked together in his bathtub ‘was likely alone when he died.’
Gareth Williams was 31 when he was found dead, naked and decomposing in his flat in Pimlico, central London in 2010, eight days after he had last been spotted alive. The code breaker and exceptional mathematician had been working for MI6 on secondment from GCHQ.
At the time theories surrounding his death ran wild, from sex games gone wrong to a targeted assassination by a foreign country. However a forensic review published last week by Scotland Yard, which ordered new lab tests to be carried out on certain items from his flat said that ‘no new DNA’ was found, therefore it was more likely that Williams was alone when he died
Read more: Read a few times to let the nonsense of it sink in: Scotland Yard finds MI6 agent Gareth Williams who was found in a holdall with zips padlocked together in his bathtub ‘was likely alone when he died’