Eleri Morgan's told ITV News her cousin Sian Davies lived with the commune led by slavery suspect Aravindan Balakrishnan - known as Comrade Bala - for more than 20 years. In 1997 she mysteriously fell out of a bathroom window of the Brixton house the group were living in, and later died.
She explained meeting Balakrishnan at the inquest into her cousin's death: "I had such a shock. Because I imagined somebody charismatic and there was this toothless old man - well looked old."
Documentary footage of the man said to have kept three women as slaves in south London has been uncovered by ITV News.
The political past of a couple accused of holding three women against their will for more than 30 years, has emerged.
A couple were arrested after police arrested three alleged slavery victims said to have been held against their will for at least 30 years.