Berezovsky inquest to be held on Thursday

Boris Berezovsky was found dead at his home in Berkshire on Saturday Credit: Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire

An inquest into the death of the Russian tycoon Boris Berezovsky will be held on Thursday.

The 67-year-old was formally identified by his next of kin earlier this afternoon.

A post-mortem yesterday indicated he died from hanging.

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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.