A former BBC driver accused of sex offences has been found dead.
David Smith, 66, from Lewisham, south-east London, had been due to stand trial for allegedly abusing a 12-year-old boy in 1984.
A warrant had been issued for his arrest after he failed to appear at Southwark Crown Court on Monday.
He was charged with two counts of indecent assault, two of indecency and one of a serious sexual offence as part of Operation Yewtree.
Smith was the first person to be charged under the investigation set up to look at abuse claims against the late entertainer, Jimmy Savile.
It was alleged Smith met his victim at a swimming pool, invited him back to his flat where he sexually abused him.