'Businessman' murderer jailed

A man has been jailed for 20 years for killing a retired businessman at his home in Bexleyheath during a burglary.

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Police continue search for accomplice in killing of retired businessman

Police continue to try to identify and trace a man for his involvement in the death of a retired businessman.

Gezim Delijah was jailed for 20 years today for killing Ted Syrad in at his home in Bexleyheath.

Ted Syrad was tied up and beaten by Gezim Delijah to reveal where the keys to his safe were kept. Mr Syrad died of a heart attack.

His wife had been tied up in another room by an accomplice, who had an Irish accent.

Man sentenced to 20 years for killing retired businessman

A man has been jailed for 20 years for killing a retired businessman at his home in Bexleyheath during a burglary.

Ted Syrad died from heart failure after being punched and kicked by Gezim Delijah Credit: Met Police

Ted Syrad was tied up and beaten by Gezim Delijah to reveal where the keys to his safe were kept. Mr Syrad died of a heart attack.

His wife had been tied up in another room by an accomplice, who had an Irish accent. Police say they are still trying to identify and trace him.

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Burglar to be sentenced for manslaughter

Ted Syrad died from heart failure after being punched and kicked by Gezim Delijah Credit: Met Police

A burglar is to be sentenced for manslaughter, after he killed a retired businessman in his home. Gezim Delijah from Walthamstow punched and kicked 64-year-old Ted Syrad to make him reveal the whereabouts of the key to his safe.

Ted Syrad's house in Barnehurst, Bexleyheath, where he died during a burglary Credit: ITV News London

His wife was tied up in another room and threatened with an imitation gun by an accomplice with an Irish accent, who hasn't yet been traced.

Delijah, who's 41 and originally from Albania, was found guilty of manslaughter and burglary yesterday, and has been warned he faces a long prison sentence.

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