POLICE PROBE DEATH OF CANADIAN BILLIONAIRE

POLICE PROBE DEATH OF CANADIAN BILLIONAIRE

CANADIAN POLICE SAID THEY WERE INVESTIGATING THE MYSTERIOUS DEATHS OF BILLIONAIRE BARRY SHERMAN, AND HIS WIFE, HONEY.

 

He was the founder of Canadian pharmaceutical firm Apotex Inc and is one of the nation's wealthiest couples.

 

Their bodies were found in their mansion on Friday.

 

Police said they learned of the deaths after responding to a midday (1700 GMT) medical call at the Sherman's home in an affluent section of northeast Toronto.

 

Two bodies covered in blankets were removed from the home and loaded into an unmarked van on Friday evening.

 

"The circumstances of their death appear suspicious and we are treating it that way," said Constable David Hopkinson. Homicide detectives later told reporters gathered outside the home that there were no signs of forced entry.

 

Their neighbours, business associates and some of Canada's most powerful politicians said they were saddened by the deaths.

 

"Our condolences to their family & friends, and to everyone touched by their vision & spirit," Prime Minister Justin Trudeau wrote on Twitter.

 

Toronto Mayor John Tory said in statement he was "shocked and heartbroken" to learn of the deaths, noting that the couple had made extensive contributions to the city.

Published: by Radio NewsHub
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