Boris Berezovsky's body removed from home

Russian tycoon Boris Berezovsky.
Russian tycoon Boris Berezovsky was found dead at the property in Berkshire on Saturday. Credit: Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire

The body of Russian tycoon Boris Berezovsky has been removed from the mansion where he died ahead of a Home Office post-mortem.

Mr Berezovsky's body was removed from his home in Ascot, Berkshire, overnight, Thames Valley Police said.

Police are continuing their investigation into the 67 year old's unexplained death.

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Berezovsky died from hanging

A post-mortem into the death of the Russian tycoon Boris Berezovsky has found he was hanged. A pathologist found nothing to indicate a violent struggle, a spokesman for Thames Valley Police said.