LONDON (Reuters) – The son of the chief of Britain’s MI6 intelligence company has been killed in a automotive accident on a personal property in Scotland, police mentioned on Tuesday.
Sam Youthful, 22, a pupil on the College of Edinburgh, died within the early hours of Saturday morning.
Police Scotland mentioned they’re treating the loss of life as unexplained however there seem like no suspicious circumstances.
“The household have (requested) that they want for privateness and area at the moment to recollect and have fun their great son,” the pressure mentioned.
His father, Alex Youthful, 55, was appointed head of the Secret Intelligence Service in 2014. An skilled in covert counter-terrorism, he was beforehand concerned in safety for the 2012 London Olympics.
Sam Youthful was a pupil at Dulwich School in south London from 2006-2015.
“A selfless, massive hearted, enjoyable loving and dedicated Alleynian, and Outdated Alleynian, we provide heartfelt condolences to Sam’s household and pals,” the Outdated Alleynians Affiliation mentioned.
Reporting by Rachel Cordery; enhancing by Stephen Addison