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Death of ex-DPP's wife not suspicious, police say

POLICE said yesterday that there were no suspicious circumstances surrounding the death of Lady Green, wife of Sir Allan Green, the former Director of Public Prosecutions.

Lady Green's body was found on Saturday next to a bottle of empty pills in a bedroom at her home in Maida Vale, north-west London. Police said no dates had been set for a post-mortem examination and inquest.

Sir Allan, 57, resigned from his pounds 77,000 job as DPP in October 1991 after he was caught allegedly kerb-crawling in the King's Cross district of London. At the time Lady Green, 47, said she would stick by her husband, whom she married in her home town of Gothenburg, Sweden, in 1967. 'I love him,' she said. 'You can draw your own conclusions from that.' But within three months of Sir Allan's resignation the couple had separated.

Sir Allan said yesterday that he was 'very, very sorry' about his wife's death.