Rebekah Brooks: Laptop, phone and papers ‘belonging to husband Charlie’ found in bin | Mail Online
Detectives are now examining footage from CCTV cameras in the car park to discover who dropped the bag.
Mr Brooks’s spokesman denied the bag belonged to Mrs Brooks.
‘Charlie has a bag which contains a laptop and papers which were private to him,’ he said.
‘They were nothing to do with Rebekah or the [phone-hacking] case.’
Luxury: The items were discovered in a car park close to the Chelsea Harbour Complex where the Brooks have a £1.5m apartment
He said Mr Brooks had left the bag with a friend who was returning it, but dropped it in the wrong part of the garage.
When asked how the bag ended up in a bin he replied: ‘The suggestion is that a cleaner thought it was rubbish and put it in the bin.’
‘Charlie was told it had gone to security, by which stage they [security] had already called the police to say they had found something.