Who is Charlie Rowley, when was the Novichok victim released from hospital and how did he react to Dawn Sturgess’ death?

CHARLIE Rowley was uncovered to Novichok whereas spending time together with his companion, Daybreak Sturgess, close to Salisbury.

Rowley was discovered foaming on the mouth at a property in close by Amesbury, Wiltshire however has has since been launched from hospital. Right here’s every little thing we all know…

Charlie Rowley was also found unconscious at the property and is in a critical condition
Charlie Rowley was additionally discovered unconscious on the property

Who’s Charlie Rowley?

Charlie Rowley fell sick in Amesbury, Wiltshire on June 30.

The 45-year-old was the companion of Dawn Sturgess, who died in hospital on Sunday, July 8.


Daybreak Sturgess died in hospital on July 8, 2018 after coming into contact with the nerve agent[/caption]

Police mentioned he was uncovered to Novichok, the identical deadly nerve agent which poisoned former Russian spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia.

On June 11 cops discovered a bottle of Novichok in Charlie’s Amesbury Home.

It’s believed he and Daybreak had picked up the nerve agent vial from a park drug den.

When did he regain consciousness?

Rowley regained consciousness on July 10 and has since been released from hospital.

Salisbury District Hospital Director of Nursing Lorna Wilkinson mentioned: “I’m happy to verify that earlier right this moment (July 29), Charlie Rowley was discharged from hospital.

“Charlie has been by way of an appalling expertise most of us might by no means think about.

“The progress he has made is a testomony to the outstanding medical staff who’ve labored tirelessly, supported by sensible behind the scenes employees.”

Cops are probing a principle the poison was in a fragrance bottle discarded by the Russian assassins.

Rowley and Sturgess are believed to have dealt with the bottle, with novichok recovered from swabbing of their proper palms.

Neil Basu, the pinnacle of UK counter-terrorism policing, mentioned: “That is clearly a major and constructive growth.”

In August 2018, Charlie was rushed to intensive care after going BLIND – however his sickness is just not believed to be an impact of Novichok.

What had been his first phrases as he was informed about Daybreak’s dying?

Charlie Rowley wept after studying of his girlfriend’s dying, saying: “They killed her”.

His brother Matthew informed The Mirror how he barely recognised his sibling when he visited him in hospital, calling him “pores and skin and bones”.

He mentioned: “He was semi-woken and mentioned ‘they killed my girlfriend, they killed my ­girlfriend’. He was very indignant and crying.

Matthew mentioned his brother “nonetheless had no concept what poisoned him and Daybreak”.

His brother has additionally spoken at his shock over his brother’s quick restoration. He informed Sky Information: “I’m very shocked as a result of once I first noticed him I believed he can be there for months.

“Clearly he’s stronger than I believed.”

Talking in regards to the circumstance round his brother and Daybreak changing into sick he added: “He undoubtedly mentioned to me that they discovered this bottle of one thing and Daybreak sprayed it on her wrists and that he picked it up and broke it by some means – and that’s how he bought it on his palms.”

Why should Daybreak’s household wait months earlier than they’ll bury her?

Daybreak’s son, Ewan Hope, has been informed {that a} funeral may not take place for months as a result of her physique is “property of the Crown”.

He informed the Sunday Mirror: “The police got here spherical the following day and informed us her physique is now the property of the Crown.

“I actually need to get the funeral over and carried out with as shortly as attainable now, however we had been informed it may very well be weeks and even months earlier than we will get mum again.

“I would like to talk to my nan and grandad about it, however I’d prefer to scatter her ashes within the soil subsequent to a tree so it’s going to develop and we will have someplace to go and see Mum and keep in mind her.”


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