Richard Lexington Sutton Wiki – Richard Lexington Sutton Biography
According to Richard Lexington Sutton Bio, Wiki, and Biography, He was a native of Baronet, was attacked inside his £2m home in north Dorset, on Wednesday night with a woman in her 60s also suffering knife injuries.
He was 83 years old.
Richard Lexington Sutton Found Dead
A murder probe is underway after one of Britain’s richest men has been found stabbed to death in his country mansion.
Sir Richard Lexington Sutton, an 83-year-old Baronet, was attacked inside his £2m home in north Dorset, on Wednesday night.
A woman, in her 60s, also suffered knife injuries in the bloodbath that happened at Moorhill, a large detached property in the posh hamlet of Higher Langham, near Gillingham, Dorset.
Police received a call from a member of the public concerned for the welfare of the occupants of the house.
When they got there they found Sir Richard with fatal knife wounds.
Nothing could be done to save him and he was pronounced dead at the scene at 9.15 pm.
The female victim was airlifted to the Southmead Hospital in Bristol.
Her condition was described as ‘critical’.
immediate police investigations identified a Range Rover linked to the attacks that were spotted traveling eastbound on the A303.
It was tracked by police as it sped across Wiltshire, Hampshire, Berkshire, and Surrey before it was stopped in Hammersmith, west London.
A 34-year-old man from the Gillingham area was arrested on suspicion of murder.
He was subsequently taken to the hospital for treatment for injuries that are not believed to be life-threatening.
Police have confirmed the suspect is known to the victim.
Sir Richard has been described as an ‘old English gentry landowner’ who was worth an estimated £301m and was at number 435 on the Sunday Times Rich List.
He owned a huge portfolio of hotels, property, and farms across the country.
A spokesman for Sir Richard Sutton Limited (SRSL) said: “We are deeply saddened and devastated by the sudden death of Sir Richard Sutton, announced this morning.
“Sir Richard was a caring, generous and warm family man, who genuinely regarded those who worked for him as part of his extended family.
“Sir Richard was passionately devoted to both his company and its people, setting the highest and standards for quality in the hotels, farming, and property interests within the group.
“His loss will be felt by everyone within the company, those who worked with him, and his family who have lost an incredible individual.
“Our thoughts are with the Sutton family at this tragic time.”