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A Turkish gardener said to have a grudge against a British family who own a villa there has been arrested after three members of the family were shot. One of them, the owner, Anne Bury, died.
From Turkey, our Europe Correspondent Emma Murphy reports:
The family had apparently reported the gardener to the police the day before, for making death threats, but they let him go.
The villa is in southern Turkey in the town of Dalyan. The family had just celebrated Mrs Bury's birthday around the pool when the attack took place.
The Reverend at Holy Cross Church, Swainby, North Yorkshire says today's prayers are for the Bury family.
A man is due to appear in court after giving himself up following the shooting of three generations of a Northallerton family in Turkey. The 46-year-old gardener, known only as V.A. had reportedly argued with mother Catherine Bury, 56, on Friday.
She fled the gunman and locked herself in the bathroom but he shot through the door and shot her four times with a shotgun.Catherine's mother, 87-year-old Cecille and son, 24-year-old Alex, were also shot and are now fighting for their lives.
Shocked residents in the quiet fishing village of Dalyan, Turkey have expressed their horror at the savage shooting of three generations of a family from Northallerton.
Ozman, who lives behind the Bury's villa said.
Three generations of a North Yorkshire family have been shot while on holiday in Turkey - leaving one dead and two fighting for their lives.
The Bury family, from Northallerton, had been celebrating a birthday party at their villa when their gardener reportedly opened fire with a pump-action shotgun.
A man from North Yorkshire remains in hospital after being one of three members of the same family who was shot while on holiday in Turkey.
Alex Bury, 24, was shot along with his mother, Catherine, 56, and grandmother, Cecille, 87, in the same attack in the fishing village of Dalyan. The family had been celebrating Catherine's birthday at their villa when a gardener allegedly opened fire.
Catherine Bury, also known as Anne, died from her wounds while Alex and Cecille were taken to hospital.
Three generations of the same family from North Yorkshire have been shot by a Turkish gunman while on holiday.
The Bury family, from Swainby near Northallerton, were celebrating a birthday at their villa in the fishing village of Dalyan when the gardener allegedly opened fire.
Catherine Bury, 56, has been killed while her mother, Cecille, 87, and son, Alex, 24, were both taken to hospital.
A statement issued by the Turkish Ministry of Culture and Tourism said:
Residents in a quiet Turkish fishing village have expressed their horror at the shooting of three generations of the same family.
Catherine Bury, 56, from Swainby in North Yorkshire, was allegedly shot by her gardner in the village of Dalyan along with her mother and son. Ms Bury, also known as Anne, has died while her mother, Cecille, 87, and son, Alex, 24, have been taken to hospital.
One neighbour, Ozman Tugcu, who lives behind the Bury's villa, said:
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