Yewtree suspect was charged with indecent assault

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.


Yewtree suspect found dead

A former driver charged with sex offences as part of the investigation triggered by allegations of abuse against Jimmy Savile has been found dead at his home, Scotland Yard said. David Smith, 66, failed to appear at Southwark Crown Court yesterday.