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'Ex-BBC driver' David Smith found dead

A man described in court as a former BBC driver has been found dead ahead of his trial for historic sex offences.

David Smith, 67, had been due to appear at Southwark Crown Court, in London, on Monday accused of abusing a 12-year-old boy.

But a warrant was issued for his arrest after he failed to attend.

June Kelly reports.

  • 29 Oct 2013
  • From the section UK