Roberto Calvi was found hanging under Blackfriar’s Bridge in central London 30 years ago. I managed to track down his son, Carlo, some years ago, and persuade him to return with me to the very spot where his father was found dead on the morning of June 18th 1982. All the forensic evidence I examined, the experts I spoke to, and the sources who went on the record – and those who wouldn’t – all agreed that Roberto Calvi aka ‘God’s Banker’ – had been murdered. He was found with bricks in his pockets, hanging from a rope and wearing a watch which indicated when he’d finally been immersed in the rising tidal waters of the Thames. He knew too many secrets about the Mafia and its dealing with the Vatican Bank. He was tormented in his last days alive and fell into the hands of murderers who took advantage of his fear. Various judicial moves have taken place in Italy in intervening years to get to the bottom of this mystery but none has ever really held the guilty men accountable. The whole mess has taken a dreadful toll on hsi son Carlo, a really nice but also tenacious man and someone who has tried very hard to uncover the truth and put those responsible behind bars. This is a story which I continue to investigate to this day and gather facts about whenever I can. It’s been slow progress and has taken many hours poring over documents and statements. This is the original article I wrote and, to mark the anniversary of the death, I hope it gives you an insight into the labyrinth world Roberto Calvi inhabited. Especially, since – if the recent news from the Vatican recently is anything to go by – the same pattern is being played out all over again… Click this link.