Forensic evidence relating to the death of MI6 agent Gareth Williams in 2010 is to be re-examined, the Metropolitan Police has confirmed.
Mr Williams, 31, from Anglesey, was discovered dead by cops inside a zipped holdall at his London level. The decision of a 2012 examination said the passing was “unnatural and liable to have been criminally intervened”. Anyway Met criminal investigators finished the examination a year after the fact, accepting the passing to be likely unplanned. Recently, the Sunday Times detailed it was conceivable that advances in DNA science would permit the further investigation of a solitary hair that was found at the scene. Following the skilled mathematician’s demise, researchers had been not able to acquire full DNA profiles from a portion of the examples recognized in the level in Pimlico. In February, the Met said it would “survey the data” however no criminological examination had been charged. Presently, a representative has affirmed a reconsideration is in progress and investigators are sitting tight for results. “There is a set up survey measure for examinations whereby new data and, or, legal freedoms are thought of,” said a Met Police official.”The Met is right now embraced a scientific audit to evaluate whether there are any new insightful chances for this situation and we anticipate its result. “We stay in close contact with Gareth’s family to guarantee they are completely upheld.” In 2013, Mr Williams’ family said they remained by the finish of the coroner Fiona Wilcox and that her decision “precisely mirrored the conditions”. After his passing, there was inescapable theory in the media that it could, somehow or another, be connected to the mysterious insight work that he was occupied with as a GCHQ official.