CONTINUED: WHERE IS REES-JONES NOW?
He later claimed his boss had put “intense” pressure on him to remember details from the night his son was killed. In 2000, he published a book called The Bodyguard’s Story: Diana, The Crash, And The Sole Survivor, which earned him a rumoured £1million.
But most of that is said to have been eaten up by legal fees after he was embroiled in a series of lawsuits with Mr al-Fayed in England and France. He had split from his first wife Sue months before the crash. In 2003 he married second wife Ann Scott, a teacher.
Trevor recovered well enough to turn out for a local rugby team in North Wales and set up a business as a security consultant. In 2008, he worked in war-torn Iraq before he was called to give evidence at the inquest, his face still deeply scarred more than a decade on.
He told the coroner he had vague memories of a motorbike alongside the vehicle, and a woman’s voice calling out “Dodi” but he was not sure if they were real memories.
He also denied claims by Mr al-Fayed that he was part of a cover up after Diana and Dodi were killed by MI6 on the orders of Prince Philip. Trevor said: “I am not part of a conspiracy to suppress the truth at all. All I have ever done is give the truth as I see it.” In 2016, Diana’s former police protection officer Ken Wharfe blamed Trevor for letting the princess get into the Mercedes.
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