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Man Held After Eva Rausing Found Dead

10 July 2012
Man Held After Eva Rausing Found Dead
Man Held After Eva Rausing Found Dead

One of Britain's richest women, Eva Rausing, has been found dead at her London home, according to Sky sources.

A 49-year-old man has been arrested in connection with her death and is in custody at a south London police station.

Police have not yet confirmed the identity of the body but said they are treating the death as "unexplained".

In a statement, the Met Police said: "Yesterday (Monday) a 49-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of possession of drugs.

"Following a subsequent search of an address in Cadogan Place in SW1 a body was found.

"The death is being treated as unexplained and a post mortem commenced at 1pm today at Westminster mortuary.

"We believe we know the identity of the deceased but we are awaiting confirmation.

"The 49-year-old man was further arrested in connection with the death and is in custody."

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