from kprc: “Police are trying to verify whether a man officers shot and killed after a chase was a CIA agent,” KPRC Local 2 reported on Wednesday.
Investigators found credentials that showed Roland Carnaby, 52, worked for the Central Intelligence Agency… Friends and family said there was proof inside Carnaby’s SUV that he was an intelligence officer, as they claimed. Investigators are working to verify the documents and Carnaby’s real identity.
“There are credentials in the car that we have seized and that was the indication – that he worked with the CIA,” said Capt. Steve Jett with the Houston Police Department. Police said a top CIA official was headed to Houston to verify the documents. The CIA did not comment.
update1: carnaby still enigma despite cia mementos
from houston chronicle: In the wake of his strange death Tuesday at the conclusion of a high-speed police chase, doubts have been raised about his oft-projected persona as a CIA operative by the agency itself. It bluntly disavowed employing him. Might the denial be little more than standard operating procedure, as his wife suggests? Or could it be that he spent years constructing an elaborate fraud, with a home filled more with artifice than artifacts?
update2: ‘cia operative’ buried; mystery remains
from khou: Family members of Roland Carnaby said they had a private burial service Monday for the man killed by Houston police last week. Almost a week after the Pearland man led Houston police on a high-speed chase that ended is his death, his life is still a mystery.