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Ex-wife of jailed Russian tycoon ‘found dead on her sofa’ in £10million home

Mirror Co UK

By Chris Hughes Defence and Security Editor
  • 17:56, 18 Nov 2021

Friends of the ex-wife of a jailed Russian tycoon have called on MI5 to investigate after she died mysteriously in London.

Ukraine-born Irina Izmestieva, 52, died at her £10million South Kensington townhouse after falling ill.


Ms Izmestieva, also known as Irina Ford, came to Britain sometime around 2007 and attended high society gatherings including one which Prince Harry was at in 2012.

Ex-husband Igor Izmestieva is serving life in Russia for a series of contract killings, despite promises by President Putin of a pardon.

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