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Who murdered Neil Heywood? All the facts so far

by | 15th, April 2012

WHO killed Neil Heywood back on November 14 2011 in the city of Chongqing, China? Maybe no-one did. Neil Heywood had had dealings with leading local politician Bo Xilai and his lawyer wife Go Kailai, aka Gu Kailai. He fell out with them.

Allegations are that Mr Bo and his family were engaged in shifting big bundles of money out of China.

The Mirror writes:

Chinese media further alleged Mr Heywood was murdered after helping Mrs Gu to siphon nearly £800million of assets overseas.

The Daily Telegraph notes :

The Mail on Sunday quoted ”respected Mandarin-language websites” saying Mr Heywood, 41, died from cyanide poisoning after allegedly having an affair with lawyer Gu Kailai, wife of Bo Xilai, seen until recently as a future leader of China.

Allegations are that Xia Deliang, a former Communist Party district leader in Chongqing, has confessed to supplying the poison to Mr Heywood’s killer.

Allegations are that Mr Heywood’s body had not been discovered for 36 hours.

Can we believe what we read on Chinese websites where State sanctions say what and what cannot be seen, who can and cannot be named?

The US-=based website Boxun.com alleges that Mr Heywood’s wife Wang Lulu accepted that her husband had died of alcohol poisoning. Is cyanide routinely found in Chinese booze? It further claims she agreed that Mr Heywood be cremated without an autopsy. The claim is that Wang Lulu agreed to this in the presence of Go Kailai and three policemen.

Gu Kailai and her PA have been detained on suspicion of murder.  Bo Xilai, has been stripped of his positions at the top of the ruling communist party.

Why is the only now a

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