In Canada, the pharmaceutical tycoon’s wife found dead in the basement of the house

© REUTERSКанадская police takes out from the mansion of billionaire Bernard Sherman, who died under suspicious circumstances, one of two found there. phone 15.12.17In Canada, the pharmaceutical tycoon’s wife found dead in the basement of the house© REUTERS

The founder of the pharmaceutical company Apotex, the billionaire Barry Sherman and his wife Hani found dead at their home in Toronto, according to the company, and the canadian media.

«We were informed that Barry and honey Sherman died suddenly. All in the company of Apotex deeply shocked and saddened by these news. Our thoughts and prayers go out to their family,» — said in a statement.

According to the newspaper Globe and Mail, the body of the spouses Sherman was found in the basement of the mansion on Friday. As noted by the representative of guards David Hopkins, police are treating the death as «suspicious.»

The publication reports on the number of trials, the participant was Sherman. In particular, it filed in the court of cousins, accused of failure to comply with the option agreement when buying the pharmaceutical companies, driven by their father before he died. The court ruled in favor of Sherman, but the plaintiffs appealed. Also against Sherman had conducted an investigation into fundraising for the party of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, which he helped organize.

The couple left four children.

Canadian Business magazine has included Sherman in the list of the richest people in Canada and was placed on the 15-th line of the list.