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Kelly, Dr David

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary EnglishKelly, Dr DavidDr David KellyKel‧ly, Dr David /ˈkeli/  (1944–2003) a British government scientist who killed himself in 2003. He had told a BBC journalist that the government had been inaccurate in its report about whether Iraq had weapons of mass destruction, and was in serious trouble because of this. The Hutton Inquiry was set up to report on all the events before his death and to decide who, if anyone, was responsible for his death.
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