Exclusive: Briton Killed After Threat To Expose Chinese Leader's Wife

Neil Heywood

CHONGQING, China (Reuters) - The British businessman whose murder has sparked political upheaval in China was poisoned after he threatened to expose a plan by a Chinese leader's wife to move money abroad, two sources with knowledge of the police investigation said.

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