The 53-year-old Russian billionaire, who was struck by a tragedy in 2015 when his son killed his second wife with a phone cord, is found dead in Zanzibar months after recovering from Covid
- Igor Sosin died on vacation with his daughter and a mysterious woman
- The retail tycoon and portfolio investor bounced back from Covid earlier this year
- He is due to divorce his third wife and the cause of death is unknown
- Igor’s son Egor strangled and beat his mother Anastasia to death in 2015
A Russian billionaire was found dead in Zanzibar five years after his son strangled his second wife with a telephone cord.
Igor Sosin, a retail magnate and portfolio investor, bounced back from coronavirus earlier this year.
The death of the 53-year-old took place on a festive holiday with his 18-year-old daughter Taisia and a mysterious woman.
Russian billionaire Igor Sosin was found dead while on a family vacation in Zanzibar
In 2015, Igor’s then 19-year-old son strangled his mother – Sosin’s second wife, Anastasia – and repeatedly hit her with a phone charger cord (pictured together).
Sosin is said to be divorcing his third wife at the time of his death.
His family said he could not be woken and the doctors pronounced him dead and the cause of death was not yet clear.
Sosin was known for his love of lavish parties, yachts, tennis, and skiing.
Spotted often at resorts on the French Riviera, he once spent millions of pounds on a collection of Sharon Stone dresses that he gave to one of his wives.
The 53-year-old died on a festive holiday with his 18-year-old daughter Taisia (picture) and a mysterious woman
Sosin, pictured with his now estranged third wife Inna (third from right), was known for his love of lavish parties, yachts, tennis, and skiing
In the US, he would often rent a luxury home on Ox Pasture Lane in Southampton’s elite for nearly £ 650,000, a property with 10 acres, two pools and a 50 foot fountain.
As is well known, he hosted a glamorous party on July 4th on the property.
In 2013, Sosin reportedly paid more than £ 200,000 for Truman Capote’s 1958 typed manuscript of Breakfast at Tiffany’s.
The family had previously been struck by a tragedy when his then 19-year-old son Egor strangled his mother – Sosin’s second wife, Anastasia – and repeatedly hit him with a phone charger.
Egor was not brought to justice for killing his mother (picture) after he was diagnosed with an unspecified “acute mental disorder”.
He was later disch