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Tetra Pak heir suspected of murdering wife

The Local · 13 Jul 2012, 12:51

Published: 13 Jul 2012 12:51 GMT+02:00

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"We have not yet been in a position to interview Mr Rausing," said Detective Inspector Sharon Marman to Westminster Coroner's Court, according to The Telegraph newspaper.

"He has been arrested on suspicion of her murder and we await notification of when he would be fit to be interviewed by police."

An inconclusive post mortem has been carried out on the body of 48-year-old Eva Rausing, with further toxicology tests on the way.

Police have revealed suspicions that the woman lay dead in her bedroom for up to one week before she was found dead during a drug raid.

The raid was carried out by London police after Hans Kristian Rausing, 49-year-old heir to the Tetra Pak empire, was stopped puller over in his car after driving erratically.

His car was then searched, and drugs were discovered in the vehicle.

Rausing was moved from the police station to Maudsley Hospital in southern London on Tuesday for care.

The deceased woman was the daughter of a wealthy Pepsi Cola executive whose family live on an exclusive island off the South Carolina coast in the United States.

Rausing and his wife, who met in a US addiction clinic, spent much of their time in Barbados, where they owned an 11-bedroom mansion.

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The family, headed by Rausing's father Hans, is worth 4.3 billion pounds ($6.64 billion), according to this year's Sunday Times Rich List.

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Your comments about this article

13:30 July 13, 2012 by byke
Yet again, whenever there is an article on the local which relates to a Swede in a negative way. They choose to remove such references, yet whenever a positive article is printed they can't wait to use the word #Sweden and reference it as much as possible.
14:22 July 13, 2012 by whoye

you simply can not expect subject to be objective. for that it needs to be an object, in other words stop being an entity and not exist
16:52 July 13, 2012 by cogito

Yet they did not forget to include the information that the wife is American.

Glad to see someone else notices the practice of slanting stories to conform to a bias.
00:16 July 14, 2012 by Rishonim
@byke & cogito. agree with you both.

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