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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Further arrest in Guy Hedger murder investigation

Credit: Dorset Police

Detectives have made a further arrest this morning in the Guy Hedger murder investigation.

A 39 year old man from Bournemouth has been arrested on suspicion of conspiracy to commit aggravated burglary.

An address in the West Howe area is currently being searched by officers in connection with the investigation.

Guy was shot dead by intruders in the early hours on Sunday 30th April at his home in Castlewood in Ringwood.

It is believed jewellery, including designer watches, were stolen from the address.

The family of Guy Hedger paid tribute to "a caring and compassionate man" who lived life to the full.

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