Sir Ashcroft’s daughter-in-law, police officer Belize charged with shooting


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British political and business giant Sir Michael Ashcroft’s daughter-in-law was charged with manslaughter on Monday for shooting and killing a Supreme Police officer in Belize.

Prosecution Jasmine HartinThe 38-year-old came three days after her first detention. After the curfew, she and Henry Gemot were found to be bloody at the dock where they were interacting alone. The police said.

Gemot, 42, was found dead in the water with a gunshot wound behind his ear. According to police, the weapon used was his service pistol.

According to local reports, Hertin suggested to police officers that Gemot might have been shot by a passing boat, Gemot stopped working with investigators, and one of the country’s top lawyers was her. Hired for.

Bail was denied after he was charged on Monday night, according to Belize television news station Channel 7.

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Hertin, a Canadian living in Belize, is the wife of Andrew Ashcroft, the youngest son of Sir Ashcroft. Elder Ashcroft, a billionaire known as the top donor to the British Conservative Party, has extensive business rights in Belize and recently donated a well-equipped gym to the police.

Hartin, who reportedly has two children with a young Ashcroft, was the director of lifestyle and experience at Alaia Beries, a luxury resort developed by her husband.

Gemot had five children and was engaged. His family is seeking answers about what happened at the pier, ignoring any suggestions that he may have committed suicide.

“My brother loved life and loved life. He was passionate about his work. He works in good faith and that’s also the way he loves his family,” said his sister. Marie Gemot Tsuru told reporters.

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