Son 'pleaded with mum's killer'

The son of a woman shot dead in her home in Turkey said he pleaded with the gunman before he killed her and wounded him and his grandmother. The maintenance man has been arrested.

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Turkey shooting accused claims relationship with victim

A local gardener is said to have admitted in a court appearance that he was responsible for the death of Anne Bury, who was shot dead while on holiday in Turkey.

Veli Acar claimed that the couple had been in a relationship and he was spurred on by jealousy having seen Ms Bury with another man.

Local gardener Veli Acar has been taken into custody. Credit: Albanpix

It is important to stress at this point that this has not been commented on by anybody close to the family.

There is also a lesser sentence in Turkey if somebody is found to be responsible for a crime of passion.

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