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Sir Richard Sutton dies: man charged with murder of multimillionaire hotelier on country estate

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A 34-year-old man has been charged with the murder of a millionaire hotelier.

Dorset Police said Sir Richard Sutton, who owned a series of large hotels in London, died on Wednesday in an incident at a property near Gillingham.

A woman in her sixties, named in reports as Sir Richard’s wife, was seriously injured in the incident and was airlifted to Southmead Hospital in Bristol where she remains in critical condition.

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The two are believed to have been stabbed, the force said.

Thomas Schreiber, of the Gillingham area, has been charged with murder, attempted murder and dangerous driving and is due to appear before magistrates in Poole on Monday.

Detective Inspector Simon Huxter, Dorset Police Major Crime Investigation Team, said: ‘Our thoughts remain with the families of the victims and all those affected by this terrible incident.

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“Following a detailed investigation, we consulted the Crown Prosecution Service.

“As a result, Dorset Police have been authorized to formally charge Thomas Schreiber with the murder of Sir Richard, the attempted murder of the injured woman and dangerous driving.”

Sir Richard was at number 435 on the Sunday Times’ rich list in 2020 with an estimated family fortune of £ 301million – an increase of £ 83million from the previous year.

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The guide says Sir Richard’s company owns London hotels, the Sheraton Grand Park Lane and the Athenaeum, as well as three smaller venues.

He owned an extensive portfolio of properties and agriculture, including the 6,500 acre Benham Estate in West Berkshire and the Stainton Estate in Lincolnshire.


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