Charles Villiers, the cousin of Duchess Camilla, has committed suicide!
Charles Villiers, a distant relative and cousin of Camilla, The Duchess of Cornwall, has reportedly passed away. Sadly, he took his own life, ruling suicide as the reason for death.
Let’s explore the tragic incident in depth.
Charles Villers, Duchess Camilla’s cousin, commits suicide.
According to several reports, Charles Villers, Duchess Camilla distant cousin, committed suicide in his London hotel room after being declared bankrupt.
People discovered the body last week by a housekeeper in a room at the Durrants Hotel in Marylebone, London, claims the time. Additionally, people claimed that he had just received a bankruptcy filing.
The newspaper claims that earlier this month when he ran into financial difficulties, he spent the night on a friend’s yacht in the Greek islands.
However, the friend arranged for Mr. Villiers to fly back to the UK and visit a clinic out of concern for his mental health.
Last Wednesday, Mr. Villiers checked into the Durrants Hotel instead of going to the clinic, and the next day, he committed suicide, according to the Times.
Mind befalling legal battle
Charles Villiers was involved in one of the longest-lasting divorce cases in Britain.
Charles Villiers and his estranged wife Emma Villiers made headlines when they argued over whether Scottish or English courts should handle their divorce. Their bitter divorce battle unresolved at the time of his passing one of the longest recorded. The couple separated in 2012 and filed for divorce in 2014.
Mr. Villiers claimed that since he and his estranged wife were divorcing in Scotland, all financial decisions should be made in a Scottish court.
But in a historic decision, Supreme Court justices decided against him.
Following that, the Supreme Court decided that Ms. Villiers could move forward with her request for maintenance in England.
Mr. Justice Mostyn of the High Court’s Family Division decided in March 2021 that Mr. Villiers should not be required to pay maintenance because he was deeply in debt. The “horrible” legal battle, he said, had “financially destroyed” Mr. and Mrs. Villiers, and he speculated that both had also been “mentally damaged.”
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