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Bo Xilai's wife suspected over 'murder' of Briton

Chinese authorities are treating the death of a British businessman in China as murder, and have implicated the wife of a prominent politician.

The body of Neil Heywood was found in a hotel in the city of Chongqing last year.

On Tuesday the wife of Bo Xilai, a prominent Communist Party Official, was placed under investigation.

Bo Xilai has also been suspended from the party.

The BBC's Martin Patience reports.

  • 10 Apr 2012
  • From the section China