Tuesday, July 10, 2012

Hans Kristian Rausing arrested after wife's body found in London home

Hans Kristian Rausing, one of Britain's richest men is being questioned by police after the body of his wife Eva was found at their home in Cadogan Place, Chelsea.

Mrs Rausing, 48, was reportedly found dead after Mr Rausing, 49, was arrested on suspicion of possession of drugs.

Mr Rausing, who will inherit his father's £5 billion fortune, is understood to be in custody and will be questioned by detectives.

A Scotland Yard spokesman said: "On Monday, July 9, a 49-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of possession of drugs. Following a subsequent search of an address in Cadogan Place, SW1, a body was found. The death is being treated as unexplained.
"A post-mortem examination was conducted at 1pm at Westminster mortuary.

"We believe we know the identity of the deceased but await further confirmation. Read More