The chief inspector of the Bahamas coroner's office on Wednesday called the death of Anna Nicole Smith's son Daniel "suspicious" and a formal inquiry that could lead to criminal charges was being scheduled, the AP reports.
"Whenever there is a suspicious death, we would have an inquest to determine how the person died," Bradley Neely, chief inspector of the coroner's office, told AP Television News.
Her Majesty's Coroner Linda P. Virgill penned into her calendar an inquest for the week of Oct. 23, saying it "is the right course of action." If jurors at the inquest decide a crime took place, the case will be sent to the attorney general's office, authorities said.
The head of the Voronezh region, Alexander Gusev, confirmed the death of Major General Vladimir Zavadsky.