Police in the UK are reviewing the death of Rolling Stones founder Brian Jones, who died under mysterious circumstances in July 1969. After years of meticulous research, investigative reporter Scott Jones (no relation), turned over to the police all of the material he collected throughout the course of his investigation. Although their curiosity was piqued by the new evidence introduced by the journalist, police have yet to determine if they will re-investigate the case.
Rumors and conspiracy theories have circulated for 40 years that Jones’s death was a matter of foul play, not by hard partying or “misadventure,” as noted by the pathologist. Jones’s autopsy mentioned that he had no narcotics in his system and that he had a minimal amount of alcohol in his system. Jones had left the Rolling Stones just three weeks prior to his death. He was 27.