Diana's Death: Scotland Yard Reviewing New Info
Says it's being 'assessed,' emphasizes that case is not reopened
By John Johnson, Newser Staff
Posted Aug 17, 2013 12:53 PM CDT
A 1995 photo of Princess Diana.   (AP Photo/ Mark Lennihan,file)

(Newser) – Wha? Scotland Yard is sure to set the conspiracy theories in motion with an unusual statement today that it is taking a look at new information about the death of Princess Diana. It wouldn't divulge details, except to say that it was "assessing its relevance and credibility," reports the BBC. Scotland Yard stressed that this doesn't mean the investigation into the 1997 car crash is being reopened, and it added that the new assessment doesn't come under the umbrella of "Operation Paget," a previous police investigation into foul play.

But those distinctions probably won't do much to tamp speculation. Enter Sky News, swinging for the fences: "The information, thought to include the allegation that the Princess of Wales, Dodi al Fayed and their driver were killed by a member of the British military, will be assessed by officers from the Specialist Crime and Operations Command." A British jury in 2008 blamed recklessness on the part of Diana and Fayed's driver and on the paparazzi chasing them, notes AP.

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Aug 18, 2013 7:13 AM CDT
This sounds very similar to a story we have heard before, reported by a journo who interviewed an ex-SAS man in a pub. It has been reported that this evidence was passed to police in 2011. It is not new news. But what has transpired recently (and has had a lot of media coverage, thereby forcing pressure on the MET to release this information publicly), is this. Evidently, Danny Nightingale (ex-SAS) and another soldier shared digs. They both were arrested for having in their possession weaponry. It may have been to safeguard themselves from harm because they knew too much. However, the reason the weaponry was discovered was because Nightingale's roommate was threatening his ex-wife, whom he had told that the SAS was responsible for the death of Diana and Dodi. No wonder his wife left him. The ex-parents-in-law of this man were so afraid for their daughter's life they reported their former son-in-law's admission about the SAS involvement in a conspiracy to murder Diana. What hope they said, have we of saving our daughter? If he could possibly be involved in murdering her, how would our daughter fare? The house was searched, the weapons discovered, and the men charged as a result. He may have been shooting his mouth off, but I think not. I hope this time they conduct the inquest properly and do not allow themselves to be intimidated into suppressing the outcome. This new allegation accords exactly with my findings released in my book published some time ago: The Bible Code, Princess Diana and Dodi Fayed. Available on Lulu, Amazon, iBookstore, and Nook as ebooks, soft and hard cover editions.
Aug 18, 2013 3:25 AM CDT
Just so long as they don`t proove that she is still alive and we are going to get her back on the front pages of the papers every day. Anything but that !!!
Aug 18, 2013 12:06 AM CDT
Suffice it to say it was no accident, but the Bilderbergers don't like investigations