Christine Keeler, ex-showgirl at centre of Profumo scandal, dies


Christine Keeler, the former showgirl at the heart of the Profumo scandal of the 1960s, has died aged 75.

Her son, Seymour Platt, told the Guardian she died on Monday at the Princess Royal University Hospital, near Farnborough.

"My mother passed away last night at about 11.30pm," he told the paper.