V presenter Trinny Woodall's ex-husband fell to his death from a car park roof after he 'lost everything' in a series of failed oil investments, an inquest heard today.
Johnny Elichaoff, 55, who had battled an addiction to painkillers for 20 years, died at the Whiteley's shopping centre in Bayswater, west London, in November last year.
The drummer turned businessman had been talked down from the same spot 11 days previously and was sectioned briefly.
But he then returned to the shopping centre twice more in the space of five days before finally killing himself the next day, Westminster Coroner's Court heard.
Mr Elichaoff married TV presenter Miss Woodall in 1999 in London's Knightsbridge and the couple had a child Lyla, 11, together, before they divorced in 2009, but remained on good terms.
Miss Woodall, who is now dating art dealer Charles Saatchi, told the inquest Mr Elichaoff 'had a heart attack in his head. He no longer felt he had the strength to deal with his physical and emotional pain'.
The court heard he had battled addiction to painkillers for years after motorbike accident in his thirties.
In a statement from the TV presenter read out to the inquest by her brother, Mark Woodall, she added: 'Johnny Elichaoff was a much loved brother, father and husband and he will be sorely missed by all who knew him.
'Even in his darkest moments he was always there for those who needed him as a parent, brother, son and spouse with unconditional love and support.
'As a person he had the best sense of humour, he was unconditionally kind and never spoke ill of other people.
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