Detectives have told a coroner they still can't be sure whether Durham solicitor Peter Maine was murdered or took his own life.
The 56 year old was being probed over fraud allegations at the time of his death.
He was found stabbed in his running gear close to a Durham sports centre last year. Gregg Easteal reports.
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Mainly dry but rather cloudy to start this week. More unsettled by the end of the day Wednesday - stronger winds and showery rain
Many areas dry over the next few days with variable cloud and cooler airflow
A dry day with bright or sunny spells. Rain comes through overnight into Sunday morning, before drier yet fresher weather develops