Operation Yewtree suspect David Smith was charged with indecently assaulting a 12-year-old boy in 1984, but didn't turn up to court.
He has now been found dead at his home.
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Showers continue across some southern and western areas tonight.
Two people are being treated in hospital after an "explosion" in a flat in West Dunbartonshire.
Tom Billings, 22, went missing in Canada in December 2013 during an eight-week trip of North America.