Scot Young, the
husband in one of the most talked-about divorce cases, has died after falling
from the window of his Marylebone flat and impaling himself on railings.
attended the scene on Monday afternoon and a man in his 50’s was pronounced
dead. His death is not being treated as suspicious at this time.
His dramatic death
comes a year after the conclusion of acrimonious divorce litigation spanning 7
years with ex-wife Michelle Young. She alleged that the property tycoon was
worth hundreds of millions of pounds but the husband claimed he was insolvent
and had a deficit of £28m following a financial collapse.
Scot Young was imprisoned for failure to provide full and frank disclosure of
his financial position.
In the final judgment, Young v Young  EWHC 3637 (Fam),
 2 FLR 786, Moor J found that drawing together the threads of available
evidence the husband had assets of approximately £40m and made an award to the
wife of £20m. However, it is believed that she never received the settlement
and remained unable to trace any of her ex-husband’s assets.
In recent months Scot Young had appeared on the ITV
programme ‘Ladies of London’ with his 30-year-old girlfriend Noelle Reno.