12/08/2013 06:21 BST | Updated 12/10/2013 06:12 BST

Mother Of Murdered Businessman Neil Heywood Urges China To Help Family

FILE - In this April 12, 2011 file photo, Neil Heywood, a British business consultant, smiles at an art gallery in Beijing. His body was found in a secluded Chongqing hotel in November, 2011. The murder of the Briton by Gu Kailai, the wife of an ousted Chinese politician, was supposed to be an open-and-shut case, by the government?s account, but the trial proceedings, and official statements about them, have failed to clarify glaring omissions in the case. (AP Photo/, File) CHINA OU

The mother of the British businessman murdered by the wife of Chinese politician Bo Xilai has broken her silence, urging Beijing to show compassion and end the family's nightmare.