The legendary producer, who recently worked with the UK's arch-miserablists Starsailor, has always maintained that he had no part in Clarkson's death, and that the actress committed suicide. Now a coroner's report backs up his story.
There were traces of gunshot residue on both of Clarkson's hands, and both alcohol and prescription painkillers in her blood, both of which apparently provide good evidence for Spector's claims.
The case is yet to go to court. Starsailor meanwhile are still very much at large.