Russel Smith

DEATH LEAP--Russel Smith, 23, lab technician at the Atomic Energy Research Establishment. In January 1988 Smith's mangled body was found halfway down a cliff in Cornwall. Verdict: Suicide. Did 22 SDI Researchers really ALL Commit Suicide?

January 1988: Russell Smith, 23
--Expertise: Laboratory technician with the Atomic Energy Research Establishment at Harwell, Essex.
--Circumstance of Death: Died as a result of a cliff fall at Boscastle in Cornwall.
--Coroner's verdict: Suicide.