Police say the suspect was arrested on suspicion of murder after the aristocrat was pronounced dead in the 1980s

Sir Richard Sutton, who owns hotels on Park Lane, including the Athenaeum and the Sheraton Grand, was attacked at his home in Higher Langham, near Gillingham

The father of two and a woman in their sixties suffered stab wounds during the incident

Sir Richard, who was in her 80s, was pronounced dead a short time later when the woman was flown to Southmead Hospital in Bristol, where she is in critical condition

A 34-year-old man was arrested in the London borough of Hammersmith on suspicion of murder after a vehicle was stopped by the Metropolitan Police

The suspect, who is also from the Gillingham area, was later hospitalized for treatment for injuries not believed to be life threatening

In a statement, Sir Richard’s company said they were “deeply saddened and devastated” by his sudden death

“Sir Richard was a caring, generous, and warm family man who truly viewed those who worked for him as part of his extended family

“Sir Richard was passionate about both his company and his employees, setting the highest and highest quality standards in the hotel, agriculture and real estate sectors within the group

“His loss will be felt by everyone in the company, those who have worked with him and his family who have lost an incredible person. Our thoughts go with the Sutton family at this tragic time”

Sir Richard owned thousands of acres across the country, including properties in Lincolnshire, Dorset and Aberdeenshire, and real estate and hotels in Mayfair and Soho in central London

Sir Richard, who was 9th in 1981 Baronet Sutton of Norwood Park, was valued at £ 301million in May 2020, ranking 435th Place on the Sunday Times Rich List

Det Insp Simon Huxter, who is in charge of the investigation, said: “Our thoughts go with the family of the man who sadly died in this extremely difficult time and the injured woman, and they are supported by specially trained officers.” p>

“We are going to be doing a full investigation to determine exactly what happened at the Higher Langham address, and I would like to thank everyone who came on the evening of March 7th April saw or heard something suspicious in the area, please contact us

“A cordon will remain in place at the address and there will continue to be a heavy police presence nearby if we investigate

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