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Ex-Spy Who Betrayed Russia Found Unconscious in England

A former Russian spy was found unconscious on a bench with a younger woman Sunday in Britain and is in critical condition as officials try to identify what substance they were exposed to, NBC News reported.Sergei Skripal, a former military intelligence officer freed in a 2010 U.S.-Russia spy swap, reportedly shared the identity of dozens of spies with British intelligence. Man Convicted of Kidnapping, Murdering 3-Week-Old Girl British authorities decontaminated the scene around the shopping mall bench in southern England where Skripal, 66, and a 33-year-old woman were found, but said there was no risk to the public.A police official speaking to the BBC acknowledged similarities to the death of a former Russian agent, who was poisoned with radioactive polonium in London, but said “we have to remember that Russian exiles are not immortal.”Photo Credit: Dan Kitwood/Getty Images
Source: NBC San Diego

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