Unsolved Murders

Jeremy Debonnaire

Age: 45

Sex: male

Date: 18 Oct 1996

Place: Bearsted, Maidstone, Kent

Jeremy Debonnaire was tied up and shot at his home.

It was later claimed that he paid two hitmen £3,000 to kill him and make it look like a burglary after he suffered from asbestosis which had made him bitter and depressed.

He suffered from a respiratory illness, asbestosis and was terminally-ill and had just come back from the doctors who had told him that there was nothing more that they could do for him.

His body was found by a friend on the Friday night at his bungalow.

The police initially said that they found signs of a break in but were still trying to establish a motive for his murder.

A professional bodyguard was charged with his murder, but the charges were later dropped in April 1997 due to insufficient evidence.

Jeremy Debonnaire had been a glazier.

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