Second armed police arrest homicide suspect, 34, in swoop 100 miles from £2m Dorset mansion

That is the second armed police swooped on a Vary Rover driver and arrested him on suspicion of murdering considered one of Britain’s richest males who was stabbed to dying in his nation mansion – as his spouse continues to battle for her life.   

Three hours after hotelier Sir Richard Lexington Sutton, 83, was killed inside his £2million residence in north Dorset on Wednesday night time, police carried out a dramatic ‘onerous cease’ on the 34-year-old man 100 miles away in West London after monitoring him throughout 5 counties. 

Footage from the scene present the 4×4 had been boxed in by police in Chiswick, London, earlier than the motive force – who was identified to Sir Richard – was carried away in a stretcher after he was discovered to have acquired ‘plenty of severe self-inflicted accidents’.

The person suffered 5 stab wounds, in response to an eyewitness. He acquired medical therapy for greater than an hour, initially by police with a defibrillator earlier than paramedics took over. The suspect was ultimately placed on a stretcher with an oxygen masks and brought to hospital in an ambulance. 

Sir Richard’s second spouse, named domestically as Anne Schreiber, was final night time ‘important’ in hospital after struggling knife accidents within the assault at their nation home, Moorhill. 

The multi-millionaire – dubbed an ‘outdated English gentry land proprietor’ – just lately ranked at quantity 435 on the Sunday Occasions Wealthy Listing and owned the five-star Sheraton Grand on London’s prestigious Park Lane and the posh Athenaeum in Piccadilly.

He additionally owned different resorts in Tub, Cheltenham and Windsor, and had farming and property companies.

Sir Richard , who’s divorced from first spouse Italian Fiamma Sutton, has two kids, son, David, 61, and daughter, Caroline, 55, in addition to 5 grandchildren. Ms Schreiber is believed to have three kids, two daughters and one son.   

Pictures from the scene show the 4x4 had been boxed in by police in Chiswick, London, before the driver - who was known to Sir Richard - was carried away in a stretcher after he was found to have received 'a number of serious self-inflicted injuries'

Footage from the scene present the 4×4 had been boxed in by police in Chiswick, London, earlier than the motive force – who was identified to Sir Richard – was carried away in a stretcher after he was discovered to have acquired ‘plenty of severe self-inflicted accidents’ 

Police attended an accident involving a Range Rover (pictured) in Chiswick on Wednesday evening. The vehicle is seen with severe damage

Police attended an accident involving a Range Rover (pictured) in Chiswick on Wednesday evening. The vehicle is seen with severe damage

Police attended an accident involving a Vary Rover (pictured) in Chiswick on Wednesday night. The automobile is seen with extreme injury

The millionaire landowner, who is divorced from first wife Italian Fiamma Sutton, has two children, son, David, 61, and daughter, Caroline, 55, (pictured) as well as five grandchildren

The millionaire landowner, who is divorced from first wife Italian Fiamma Sutton, has two children, son, David, 61, and daughter, Caroline, 55, (pictured) as well as five grandchildren

The millionaire landowner, who’s divorced from first spouse Italian Fiamma Sutton, has two kids, son, David, 61, and daughter, Caroline, 55, (pictured) in addition to 5 grandchildren

A woman, thought to be his second wife, named locally as Anne Schreiber (pictured), is also believed to have suffered knife injuries in the attack at the home, named Moorhill

A woman, thought to be his second wife, named locally as Anne Schreiber (pictured), is also believed to have suffered knife injuries in the attack at the home, named Moorhill

A girl, regarded as his second spouse, named domestically as Anne Schreiber (pictured), can also be believed to have suffered knife accidents within the assault on the residence, named Moorhill

On Wednesday night police arrested a 34-year-old man, known to Sir Richard, on suspicion of murder. Pictured: A map showing how police tracked the suspect from Dorset to London

On Wednesday night police arrested a 34-year-old man, known to Sir Richard, on suspicion of murder. Pictured: A map showing how police tracked the suspect from Dorset to London

On Wednesday night time police arrested a 34-year-old man, identified to Sir Richard, on suspicion of homicide. Pictured: A map exhibiting how police tracked the suspect from Dorset to London

The Ranger Rover had been tailed by two marked police 4x4 cars and an unmarked BMW X5 as it travelled along the Chiswick High Road in west London at about 10.45pm on Wednesday night. Pictured: A car crash involving a Range Rover in London

The Ranger Rover had been tailed by two marked police 4x4 cars and an unmarked BMW X5 as it travelled along the Chiswick High Road in west London at about 10.45pm on Wednesday night. Pictured: A car crash involving a Range Rover in London

The Ranger Rover had been tailed by two marked police 4×4 vehicles and an unmarked BMW X5 because it travelled alongside the Chiswick Excessive Highway in west London at about 10.45pm on Wednesday night time. Pictured: A automotive crash involving a Vary Rover in London 

A man was stretchered into an ambulance after the crash in west London yesterday

A man was stretchered into an ambulance after the crash in west London yesterday

A person was stretchered into an ambulance after the crash in west London yesterday

Found: Knife, shoes, jeans and a passport on the ground at the scene of the crash

Found: Knife, shoes, jeans and a passport on the ground at the scene of the crash

Discovered: Knife, footwear, denims and a passport on the bottom on the scene of the crash

Police gurad the £2million property. Sir Richard, 83, who owns twice as much land as the Ministry of Defence - is estimated to be worth £301million

Police gurad the £2million property. Sir Richard, 83, who owns twice as much land as the Ministry of Defence - is estimated to be worth £301million

Police gurad the £2million property. Sir Richard, 83, who owns twice as a lot land because the Ministry of Defence – is estimated to be value £301million

Who’s millionaire hotelier Sir Richard Sutton? 

Hotelier Sir Richard Lexington Sutton, 83 – who owns twice as a lot land because the Ministry of Defence – is estimated to be value £301million.

He’s a baronet, a hereditary honour awarded by the monarch.

It’s the lowest-ranking hereditary title, however baronets are in a position to make use of the prefix ‘sir.

The Sutton Baronetcy of Norwood Park within the County of Nottingham, dates again to October 1772.

It was created by King George III for politician Richard Sutton.

He was the second surviving son of the distinguished diplomat Sir Robert Sutton. 

The latter was the grandson of Henry Sutton, brother of Robert Sutton, 1st Baron Lexinton.  

Within the late nineteenth and early twentieth century, the household seat was at Benham Place. Nevertheless, the home was offered in 1982.

Sir Richard Sutton’s estates remains to be value a number of million kilos.

A police assertion mentioned of Wednesday’s arrest: ‘At roughly 22.30pm on Wednesday, 7 April, police stopped a automobile in Chiswick Excessive Highway. After they approached the automobile, officers found that the lone male occupant had sustained plenty of severe self-inflicted accidents.

‘First support was commenced instantly and the London Ambulance Service had been referred to as. The male was taken to a west London hospital. His accidents have been assessed as non-life threatening.’  

The Ranger Rover was tailed by two marked police 4×4 vehicles and an unmarked BMW X5 because it travelled alongside the Chiswick Excessive Highway in west London at about 10.45pm on Wednesday night time.

One of many Metropolitan Police 4x4s appeared to have clipped the again of the Vary Rover because the X5 pulled in entrance of it to carry out a tough cease.

The Metropolitan Police operation concerned armed police, police canine handlers and the pressure helicopter.

An eyewitness instructed MailOnline this night: ‘I counted about 17 police vehicles and two ambulances. The entire avenue was bathed in flashing blue lights.

‘There had been two or three giant bangs, which drew me to the window. I noticed what seemed to be a Vary Rover that had come to a cease between two police 4x4s and a BMW X5.

‘The police swarmed across the Vary Rover and the motive force was introduced out and laid out on the highway. He was clearly in some misery, the police crowded round him and commenced to evaluate his accidents.

‘They lower his garments off, his shirt and trousers, after which wrapped him in a silver foil wrap as they administered first support.

‘I noticed an officer go to the again of the X5 and produce out what regarded like a defibrillator. The ambulances confirmed up a short time later.

‘The paramedics took over the medical therapy. The driving force of the Vary Rover gave the impression to be acutely aware because the officers had been speaking to him and I may see him transfer barely.

‘After perhaps an hour to 90-minutes he was positioned on a stretcher with an oxygen masks over his mouth and positioned behind one of many ambulances.’ 

Hotelier Sir Richard Lexington Sutton (pictured), 83, was found stabbed to death inside his £2million home in north Dorset, on Wednesday night

Hotelier Sir Richard Lexington Sutton (pictured), 83, was found stabbed to death inside his £2million home in north Dorset, on Wednesday night

Hotelier Sir Richard Lexington Sutton (pictured), 83, was discovered stabbed to dying inside his £2million residence in north Dorset, on Wednesday night time

Sir Richard also owned the luxury Athenaeum Hotel and Spa on London's Piccadilly Road

Sir Richard also owned the luxury Athenaeum Hotel and Spa on London's Piccadilly Road

Sir Richard additionally owned the posh Athenaeum Lodge and Spa on London’s Piccadilly Highway 

Sir Richard is the owner of the luxurious five-star Sheraton Grand (pictured) in London's prestigious Park Lane

Sir Richard is the owner of the luxurious five-star Sheraton Grand (pictured) in London's prestigious Park Lane

Sir Richard is the proprietor of the luxurious five-star Sheraton Grand (pictured) in London’s prestigious Park Lane

The witness continued: ‘I heard him say ‘5 stab wounds’ which I took to be the accidents of the motive force they’d stopped.

‘It was a giant, huge operation. There have been armed police in all places and a canine unit. A minimum of two helicopters hovered overhead.

‘The forensics arrived within the early hours and had been looking the scene of the cease. They had been there till about 4am this morning.’

The crash was captured on digital camera by resident Maureen Kane, 50, whose flat overlooks the road.

Ms Kane, who works in video advertising, instructed how as much as 40 police officer attended the scene.

She mentioned: ‘I simply heard a loud screech of vehicles swerving after which crash sounds.

‘Then I regarded out of my window and noticed plenty of armed police leaping on prime of a automotive and aiming weapons at a person and throughout his automotive.

‘He was a white male in his 30s and appeared to be injured.

‘It regarded fairly dangerous however I am unsure if he was injured in a crash or if police shot him.

‘He was bare as they ripped his garments off and pulled him out of the automotive.

‘I used to be scared as I believed it was a terrorist and there have been so many police officer with weapons.

‘About 10 policemen surrounded him till an ambulance arrived.

‘Then I noticed one other 30 or 40 police vehicles arrive and many folks had been shouting with weapons.’

The ambulance arrived inside half-hour, Ms Kane mentioned, including: ‘Police had been nonetheless within the highway and had all of the roads blocked for hours after this till I went to mattress at 2am.

‘I’ve not heard something about it from my neighbours or something since.’

Sir Richard was discovered with deadly stab wounds following the assault at his giant indifferent residence close to Gillingham, Dorset. He purchased the Moorhill nation property, set within the tiny hamlet of Increased Langham, in 2014 for £1.4million.

Sir Richard, who inherited his property along with his baronetcy in 1981, has been described as an ‘outdated English gentry landowner’. 

Alongside his two Park Lane resorts he owned a swathe of property and farms throughout the nation. 

A spokesman for the Sir Richard Sutton Restricted (SRSL) mentioned: ‘We’re deeply saddened and devastated by the sudden dying of Sir Richard Sutton, introduced this morning.

The property is a large detached home in a tiny hamlet, near Gillingham, Dorset. Pictured: Flowers left at the scene yesterday, as police continue their investigation

The property is a large detached home in a tiny hamlet, near Gillingham, Dorset. Pictured: Flowers left at the scene yesterday, as police continue their investigation

The property is a big indifferent residence in a tiny hamlet, close to Gillingham, Dorset. Pictured: Flowers left on the scene yesterday, as police proceed their investigation

A woman, believed to be his wife, also suffered knife injuries in the attack at the home, named Moorhill. Pictured: Police at the scene yesterday

A woman, believed to be his wife, also suffered knife injuries in the attack at the home, named Moorhill. Pictured: Police at the scene yesterday

A girl, believed to be his spouse, additionally suffered knife accidents within the assault on the residence, named Moorhill. Pictured: Police on the scene yesterday 

‘Sir Richard was a caring, beneficiant and heat household man, who genuinely regarded those that labored for him as a part of his prolonged household.

‘Sir Richard was passionately dedicated to each his firm and its folks, setting the very best and requirements for high quality within the resorts, farming and property pursuits inside the group.

‘His loss shall be felt by everybody inside the firm, those that labored with him, and his household who’ve misplaced an unimaginable particular person. Our ideas are with the Sutton household at this tragic time.’ 

Sir Richard’s firm has donated greater than £240,000 to the Conservative Occasion prior to now 20 years.

Yesterday three police vans had been seen on the entrance to a protracted drive which results in the distant property, whereas forensics officers had been noticed inside.

A neighbour mentioned: ‘The Suttons stay there. They’ve two grown up kids and grandchildren.

‘It’s simply terrible. You’ll by no means think about one thing like this might occur. They’re beautiful folks.’

A neighborhood farmer mentioned: ‘I noticed a search helicopter with a highlight overhead on Wednesday night time after which an air ambulance landed.

‘The individuals who stay there’s an outdated English gentry landowner and his spouse.’

One other neighbour mentioned they had been conscious of police helicopters flying over the home for plenty of hours.

Yesterday three police vans were seen at the entrance to a long drive which leads to the remote property, while forensics officers were observed inside

Yesterday three police vans were seen at the entrance to a long drive which leads to the remote property, while forensics officers were observed inside

Yesterday three police vans had been seen on the entrance to a protracted drive which results in the distant property, whereas forensics officers had been noticed inside

Sir Richard Lexington Sutton, 9th Baronet, was head of the Sutton family, which owns land in Dorset, Berkshire, London and Lincolnshire and Aberdeenshire. Pictured: Police had taped of the entrance to the property yesterday

Sir Richard Lexington Sutton, 9th Baronet, was head of the Sutton family, which owns land in Dorset, Berkshire, London and Lincolnshire and Aberdeenshire. Pictured: Police had taped of the entrance to the property yesterday

Sir Richard Lexington Sutton, ninth Baronet, was head of the Sutton household, which owns land in Dorset, Berkshire, London and Lincolnshire and Aberdeenshire. Pictured: Police had taped of the doorway to the property yesterday 

Their household has been knowledgeable and the Dorset coroner has been notified of the dying.

Detective Inspector Simon Huxter, of Dorset Police’s Main Crime Investigation Workforce, mentioned: ‘Our ideas are with the household of the person who sadly died and the injured girl at this extraordinarily troublesome time and they’re being supported by specially-trained officers.

‘We shall be finishing up a full investigation to determine precisely what occurred on the tackle in Increased Langham and I’d attraction to anybody who noticed or heard something suspicious within the space on the night of April 7 to please contact us.

‘A cordon stays in place on the tackle and there’ll proceed to be a heavy police presence within the neighborhood as we supply out enquiries. 

‘Officers could be approached by members of the general public with any data or considerations.’

Sir Richard Lexington Sutton, ninth Baronet, was head of the Sutton household, which owns land in Dorset, Berkshire, London and Lincolnshire and Aberdeenshire.

Sir Richard inherited his title and estate from his father in 1981 and was worth an estimated £301m in May 2020, placing him 435th on the Sunday Times' Rich List. Pictured: Police at the scene yesterday

Sir Richard inherited his title and estate from his father in 1981 and was worth an estimated £301m in May 2020, placing him 435th on the Sunday Times' Rich List. Pictured: Police at the scene yesterday

Sir Richard inherited his title and property from his father in 1981 and was value an estimated £301m in Might 2020, inserting him 435th on the Sunday Occasions’ Wealthy Listing. Pictured: Police on the scene yesterday 

Officers were yesterday seen searching a wooded area of the estate, near to Gillingham in Dorset

Officers were yesterday seen searching a wooded area of the estate, near to Gillingham in Dorset

Officers had been yesterday seen looking a wooded space of the property, close to to Gillingham in Dorset

He married spouse Fiamma in 1959, however the pair are mentioned to have divorced. It’s consider she now lives at a farm in a village close to Hungerford, Berks.

His second spouse has been named domestically as Ms Schreiber. She owns and runs The London Highway clinic in Sherborne, Dorset, an unique clinic with providers comparable to osteopathy, physiotherapy and counselling. 

Native MP Simon Hoare, who knew Sir Richard Sutton properly, paid tribute to the landowner who he mentioned was a ‘nation gentleman’.

The Conservative MP for North Dorset described the incident as ‘deeply terrible’ and mentioned he acquired a ‘full briefing’ on it from police.

Mr Hoare MP, 51, mentioned: ‘I knew him, unusually sufficient I knew him earlier than I used to be an MP as my firm did numerous work for his property a few years in the past.

‘He was a captivating man, he had an excellent sense of humour, he was politically astute and genial.

‘In the event you needed to conjure up an image of a rustic gentleman then that was him.

‘It’s a enormous loss for his household in what’s clearly deeply terrible circumstances.’

Mr Hoare MP additionally mentioned: ‘This isn’t the form of factor you count on to see taking place in North Dorset nor the form of factor we’re used to seeing right here.

‘Primarily based on what I’ve been instructed by the police there’s trigger for shock and unhappiness however no trigger or purpose for alarm.’

The politician added that he’s hoping medics are capable of assist save the injured girl in her 60s as ‘one homicide is surprising however a double homicide can be chilling’.

Mr Hoare MP mentioned he wouldn’t disclose particulars concerning the circumstances of the incident nor the id of the 34 yr outdated man who has been arrested. 

Richard Gallop, a retired air visitors controller in his 70s, who’s concerned within the native neighbourhood watch, mentioned: ‘Anne is sort of chatty whereas Richard stored himself to himself.’ 

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