Murder investigation after businessman is shot dead

A murder investigation has been launched after a businessman was shot during a botched burglary at his £1 million home. Guy Hedger, 61, was gunned down at his house in the East Dorset village of St Ives.

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'Extremely talented - he'll be sorely missed'- employer pays tribute to murdered Guy Hedger

Guy was Marketing and Brand Director at LV Insurance

Colleagues have spoken of their shock and sadness at the death of 61 year old Guy Hedger, who was shot dead by intruders at his home in East Dorset.

His employers, LV= Insurance have released a statement:

“We were all shocked to hear that our friend and colleague Guy Hedger, LV=’s Marketing & Brand Director, died over the weekend in such tragic circumstances.

An extremely talented marketer, Guy was instrumental in building the LV= brand and he will be sorely missed by many.

Our heartfelt condolences and sympathy are with his family and loved ones at this incredibly sad time.”

– LV= statement

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