Journalist diesTimes, 10 December 1990, page 2
Simon O'Dwyer-Russell, the defence and diplomatic journalist, died of a heart attack at the weekend, aged 29. He had worked since 1986 for the Sunday Telegraph and previously for Jane's Defence Weekly. His report on a massacre of captured Swapo guerrillas in Namibia provided a world exclusive. Mr O'Dwyer-Russell, who underwent heart surgery earlier this year, leaves a widow.