Inquest to be opened into Russian oligarch's death

An inquest is to be opened into the death of the Russian businessman Boris Berezovsky, whose body was found at his home in Mill Lane in Ascot on Saturday 23 March 2013. A formal identification by his next of kin took place on the afternoon of Tuesday 26 March.

Thames Valley Police said the inquest will be opened by HM Coroner for Berkshire Peter Bedford on Thursday 28 March in Windsor.

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Billionaire's death in Ascot

The death of the Russian billionaire and oligarch, Boris A Berezovsky, is being investigated by Thames Valley Police. The critic of Putin died at Ascot in Berkshire.