Post-mortem report shows Russian tycoon Berezovsky died by hanging

Big News Network (ANI)
Tuesday 26th March, 2013

British police have said that a post-mortem examination on the body of self-exiled Russian tycoon Boris Berezovsky has found the cause of death to be “consistent with hanging”.

Thames Valley Police did not specify whether Berezovsky hanged himself, but said that a pathologist has found nothing to indicate a violent struggle.

The 67-year-old businessman was found dead at his home in England on Saturday, Fox News reports.

Berezovsky was a Kremlin powerbroker had become a fierce critic of Russian President Vladimir Putin.

Police say that further tests, including toxicology examinations, will be carried out and that it could take weeks for the results to be known. (ANI)

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