FIA president Max Mosley's son Alexander has been found dead at his London home.
Alexander Mosley, who was a 39-year-old economist, was discovered by a relative at his home in Notting Hill yesterday afternoon. He has not yet been formally identified.
"We were called at 16.20pm on Tuesday to reports of a male found dead at a property in W11," said a statement from Scotland Yard.
"He was pronounced dead at the scene. The man is in his late thirties.
"We believe we know the identity of the deceased. The Coroner's office has been informed."
The FIA has expressed its sympathy for the Mosley family.
"The FIA extends sincere condolences to the Mosley family on the sad news of the death of Alexander Mosley," said a statement from motorsport's governing body.
"Our thoughts are with Alexander's family and friends, and we would request that the media respect the Mosley family's privacy at this difficult time."