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Boxer Freddie Mills 'was murdered by the Mob', BBC documentary claims

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It is a mystery that has endured for more than 50 years: who killed Freddie Mills?


The British former light heavyweight champion of the world, who went on to become a show business star and Soho nightclub owner, was found dead in the back seat of his car in 1965, with a bullet through his eye.


The official verdict was suicide but his family always maintained he was murdered, and there were rumours that the Kray twins were involved.

Now the son of a London casino boss has come forward to the BBC to claim that his father masterminded the killing, in collusion with the notorious American mobster, Meyer Lansky.


The claim is made in a BBC Four documentary, to be shown on Wednesday.



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Boxer Freddie Mills 'was murdered by the Mob', BBC documentary claims



Murder In Soho: Who Killed Freddie Mills? is on BBC Four, Wednesday August 1.

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