A truly bizarre and tragic turn of events.
An awful loss to Sherlockian scholarship.
An ironic end perhaps, in a strange way, befitting one so driven to study the history of the world's greatest fictional detective.
Sherlock Holmes expert dies in mysterious circumstances
SHERLOCK HOLMES EXPERT GARROTTED
"THE world's leading expert on fictional detective Sherlock Holmes and his creator Sir Arthur Conan Doyle was found garrotted in bed, an inquest heard yesterday.
A shoelace had been tightened around Richard Lancelyn Green's neck using a wooden spoon."