A Russian tycoon residing in Britain has died after he was hit by a automotive while walking his dog close to his Surrey residence.
Surrey Police confirmed in a press release that 49-year-old Dmitry Obretetsky, whose firm was the official distributor of Mars and Nestle was the person that was knocked down in Oxshott on November 25.
He died in hospital 5 days later. His dog Oscar was additionally killed in the three-car crash.
Obretetsky’s pal Pavel Borovkov at the moment questioned whether or not he was intentionally killed, telling Russian information outlet Life: ‘You realize, folks drive cars very rigorously in (Britain)… I do not exclude that he was specifically knocked down.’
He additionally paid tribute to the tycoon as “a wonderful friend and colleague, an understanding and friendly person”.
He added: “Dmitry was a person of various pursuits – he didn’t focus solely on enterprise.
“We bear in mind how on the well-known quarter-final of Euro 2008 he proudly, fully alone in a crowd of Dutch followers, held a big Russian flag with the inscription ‘Volgograd’.
“He loved contemporary music – hard rock. He was a fan of Ozzy Osbourne.”
Surrey Police are interesting for witnesses and dashcam footage after the daddy of three was mysteriously killed.
A police spokesman mentioned: ‘We’re persevering with to analyze the circumstances across the collision.’
Dmitry Obretetsky ‘s loss of life is the newest of a string of outstanding Russians who’ve died in mysterious circumstances in the UK. In 2008, Badri Patarkatsishvili died at an property close to Leatherhead, while Alexander Peripilichnyy died close to Weybridge in 2012, and in 2013, Boris Berezovsky died close to Ascot.
Obretetsky was reported to be a billionaire who made his fortune in Volgograd after the autumn of the Soviet Union earlier than shifting to Surrey with his spouse and kids
He based a family chemical compounds retail firm and was proprietor of Magnat Commerce Enterprise, official distributor for Mars, Nestle, and Procter & Gamble in Russia.
His consulting firm LLC Advant mentioned: “We know very little about what happened. Of course, this is a great loss and tragedy for all of us.”