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Hans Rausing given a suspended prison sentence

One of Britain's richest men has pleaded guilty to a charge of "preventing the decent burial" of his wife's body.

Hans Rausing, whose family founded the multi-billion pound Tetra Pak business, received a suspended prison sentence.

Police discovered the decomposing body of Eva Rausing at the couple's home in London three weeks ago.

The BBC's Daniela Relph reports.

  • 01 Aug 2012
  • From the section UK