England - The Gareth Williams Affair

Oct 06, 2019, 08:30 PM

When MI6 codebreaker, Gareth Williams, was found dead, authorities were stumped. Was his death personal or connected to international espionage?

Gareth Williams was a Welsh-born crypto-analyst who worked in London on secondment from the Government Communications Headquarters in Cheltenham. A week after he failed to show up for work at MI6, he was reported missing. Police discovered his body inside a locked sports bag in the bathroom of a government-leased apartment in Pimlico. Was this talented code-breaker’s death the work of international intelligence agencies – or perhaps something more personal?
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