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Coroner: Not enough evidence to conclude whether Berezovsky was killed or committed suicide

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    CAPTION CORRECTS THE SURNAME OF THE DAUGHTER TO BEREZOVSKAYA Russian oligarch Boris Berezovsky's daughters Elizaveta, right and Ekatrina arrive for the second day of the inquest into his death at Windsor Coroner's Court, in Windsor, England, Thursday, March, 27, 2014. Elizaveta Berezovskaya is due to appear as a witness on the second day of the hearing into the death of the tycoon. He was found dead at his former wife's property, in March 2013. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant) (The Associated Press)

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    CAPTION CORRECTS THE SURNAME OF THE DAUGHTER TO BEREZOVSKAYA Russian oligarch Boris Berezovsky's daughter Anastasia arrives for the second day of the inquest into his death at Windsor Coroner's Court, in Windsor, England, Thursday, March, 27, 2014. One of his daughters, Elizaveta Berezovskaya is due to appear as a witness on the second day of the hearing into the death of the tycoon. He was found dead at his former wife's property, in March 2013. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant) (The Associated Press)

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    CAPTION CORRECTS THE SURNAME OF THE DAUGHTER TO BEREZOVSKAYA Russian oligarch Boris Berezovsky's daughter Anastasia, left, arrives for the second day of the inquest into his death at Windsor Coroner's Court, in Windsor, England, Thursday, March, 27, 2014. One of his daughters, Elizaveta Berezovskaya is due to appear as a witness on the second day of the hearing into the death of the tycoon. He was found dead at his former wife's property, in March 2013. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant) (The Associated Press)

A British coroner has recorded an "open verdict" on the death of Boris Berezovsky, saying it was not possible to conclude whether the self-exiled Russian tycoon was killed or committed suicide.

At the end of a two-day inquest, coroner Peter Bedford said he could not be sure beyond reasonable doubt of the circumstances of Berezovsky's death.

The 67-year-old Berezovsky — a Kremlin insider-turned-critic of President Vladimir Putin — was found on a bathroom floor of his ex-wife's home in southern England in March 2013. A ligature was around his neck.