Dr. David Kelly

Political Assassination and the Crimes of War: The “Unnatural Death” of Dr. David Kelly

By Dr. David Halpin
Global Research, July 19, 2013

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A bearded man of avuncular appearance had started early in replying to e-mails on the 17th July 2003. He was in the office of his pretty cottage, with the scent of roses telling of an English summer. The little village of Southmoor was stirring. He was to send over 80 via one of five hard drives and mostly in reply. Some would be encrypted because he was writing to friends and colleagues who like him shared secrets in the field of “WMDs”. And some would be human and ordinary as from a father of three daughters. He had delighted in seeing a new born foal and arranged to take his daughter Rachel down the village that Thursday evening to see young life together.

UK Doctors call for Dr David Kelly inquest to resume

By Telegraph reporters6:35PM GMT 10 Feb 2013

"A group of doctors which has been investigating the death of government scientist Dr David Kelly wrote to the Chief Coroner today calling for his inquest to be resumed and the suicide verdict re-examined.

In a letter to Judge Peter Thornton QC, they said there had been ''deficiencies in legal processes'' which meant Dr Kelly's inquest had never been formally closed, no final death certificate had been issued and no cause of death had been confirmed by a coroner.

They also said that the first police officer at the scene of Dr Kelly's death had changed his account of how his body was positioned, bolstering claims that it had been moved".

 

Read more:

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/9861704/Doctors-call-for-Dr-David-Kelly-inquest-to-resume.html

British Attorney General rules out David Kelly inquest

By Agence France-Presse
Thursday, June 9th, 2011

LONDON — Attorney General Dominic Grieve on Thursday ruled out asking the High Court to order an inquest into the death of government weapons inspector David Kelly.

Grieve told MPs in the House of Commons there was "overwhelming" evidence that Dr Kelly took his own life and none to support claims he was murdered or "any kind of conspiracy theory".

The scientist's body was found in woods near his Oxfordshire home in 2003, shortly after he was revealed as the source of a BBC report questioning the accuracy of a government dossier arguing the case for war in Iraq.

Breaking : Dr.David Kelly Inquest Refused

from BBC

Attorney General Dominic Grieve has ruled out asking the High Court to order a new inquest into the death of weapons expert Dr. David Kelly

"… I have concluded that the evidence that Dr. Kelly took his own life is overwhelmingly strong. Further there is nothing i have seen that supports any allegation that Dr. Kelly was murdered…"

BBC link

http://news.bbc.co.uk/democracylive/hi/house_of_commons/newsid_9508000/9508713.stm

Tony Blair’s ex-roommate shut down inquest into death of David Kelly: report

By Daniel Tencer
Monday, December 13th, 2010

 

UK may reopen inquest into death of Iraq whistleblower

Britain's attorney general may finally allow a full inquest into the death of David Kelly, a weapons inspector who died under suspicious circumstances shortly after being identified as the source of a leak that embarrassed the British government ahead of the invasion of Iraq.

A probe carried out shortly after Kelly's death -- known as the Hutton inquiry -- was made secret by the British government. Earlier this year, the new coalition government unsealed those records, showing that the inquiry had concluded Kelly's death was a suicide.

Re: Dr. David Kelly - "I think it is highly likely he was assassinated"

13 doctors demand inquest into Dr David Kelly's death

By Glen Owen and Miles Goslett (Daily Mail) - Last updated at 1:19 AM on 13th July 2009

The death of Government scientist David Kelly returned to haunt Labour today as a group of doctors announced that they were mounting a legal challenge to overturn the finding of suicide.

Dr Kelly's body was found six years ago this week in woods close to his Oxfordshire home, shortly after he was exposed as the source of a BBC news report questioning the grounds for war in Iraq.

Unusually, no coroner's inquest was held into his death.

The only official verdict has come from the Hutton Inquiry, commissioned by Tony Blair, which concluded that Dr Kelly, 59, died from loss of blood after cutting his wrist with a blunt gardening knife.

Critics regarded the report as a 'whitewash', and Mr Blair remains acutely sensitive to the accusation that he has 'blood on his hands' over the scientist's death.

UK weapons inspector who was found dead was writing expose: paper


http://rawstory.com/08/news/2009/07/06/uk-weapons-inspector-dead-expose/
By John Byrne
July 6, 2009

British weapons inspector Dr. David Kelly was writing an expose about his work with anthrax and his warnings that Iraq possessed no weapons of mass destruction at the time of his death in July 2003, according to a report published in a British newspaper.

Kelly’s death — said to have been a suicide — has stirred controversy, as it came on the heels of testimony to the House of Commons about a memo which purported that Britain had “sexed up” a dossier on Iraq’s alleged weapons of mass destruction. A Parliamentary inquiry ruled that the death had been suicide, though it also included testimony from a former British ambassador who quotes Kelly as having said, “I will probably be found dead in the woods” if Iraq were invaded.

'CIA helped draw up dodgy Iraq war dossier for No 10' - 06 September 2008

http://www.thisislondon.co.uk/news/article-23551715-details/article.do?ito=newsnow

'CIA helped draw up dodgy Iraq war dossier for No 10'

Last updated at 23:55pm on 06.09.08

Secret advice from a foreign power, thought to be America, helped to shape the dossier that said Saddam Hussein could attack within 45 minutes and set out the case for war in Iraq.

MI6 chief John Scarlett, then chairman of the Government's Joint Intelligence Committee (JIC), turned to the foreign country as final touches were put to the now discredited dossier, it has emerged.