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Boxing: How boxing champion was driven to suicide by threat from Krays

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posted on Jul, 11 2004 @ 07:49 PM
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The 49-year-old mystery surrounding the final days of one of Britain's best-loved sporting figures has finally been solved, in a new book about the bizarre death of boxer Freddie Mills.

Crowned light-heavyweight champion of the world in 1948, Mills was a darling of the media and a hero to millions. Wealthy, good-looking and overflowing with charm, his success continued long after he hung up his boxing gloves.

For years, he was in massive demand both on radio and television. He wrote a boxing column for a Sunday newspaper, picked up acting work, including roles in two Carry On films, and in partnership with former actor Andy Ho opened one of London's first Chinese restaurants.


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posted on Jul, 13 2004 @ 03:02 PM
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Was it suicide or was he a target for the hitman?

Nothing would surprise me where The Kray's were involved. Notorious East London Gangsters and now both dead.

[Edited on 13/7/04 by The Terminator]



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