Sunday, April 8, 2012

#MI6 Gareth Williams : Images Of Murdered Spy's Apartment

These are the first pictures inside the flat where MI6 spy Gareth Williams was found dead in a padlocked sports bag.

His naked, decomposed corpse was discovered in the tub in a windowless bathroom – squeezed into a North Face holdall.

Today the Mirror can reveal the notorious death scene has been home to a Russian family for the last ­three months.

Yuri Polonskaya, 29, and his wife Anna, 34, have stayed in the property along with their three-year-old son since arriving in Britain from Moscow.

They had no knowledge of the flat’s grim history or its link to one of Britain’s most baffling mysteries.

Mr Williams, 31, was found dead on August 23, 2010, in the top-floor apartment in Pimlico, Central London.

The flat is just one mile from the Secret Intelligence Service, or MI6, headquarters on the south side of Vauxhall Bridge.

According to the family now living there the whole property is “practically soundproof” – especially the bedrooms on the top more