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An 87-year-old British parliamentarian deemed unfit to stand trial on a string of child sex abuse offences died peacefully at his home on Saturday, his family said.

Greville Janner, a member of the upper House of Lords, had been suffering from such severe dementia that a judge ruled earlier this month that he was unfit to enter a plea.

A rare so-called “trial of the facts” was therefore set to take place in April — but his death means it no longer will.

“This is devastating news for my clients,” said lawyer Liz Dux, who represents six of Janner’s alleged victims.

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