Debbie Zurick Wiki – Biography
Debbie Zurick, was killed at the cottage where Johnson grew up in England, and her husband, John, was left in critical condition from a gunshot wound, according to the Sun.
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He was 56 years old.
“I thought they were happy together. They seemed to have the perfect life,” Debbie’s half-brother Phillip Townsend, 44, told the newspaper.
A dog trainer who worked for Princess Anne was found shot dead in a suspected murder-suicide attempt at the former home of British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, a report said.
“They had a house, dogs, guns. They lived a life they loved in the country.”
Debbie was discovered with “severe injuries” outside the couple’s farmhouse Saturday night. Officers attempted to revive her, but she was declared dead at the scene.
A “key witness,” also at the scene, was unharmed.
John Zurick, 67, was found with a gunshot wound in another building.
He was taken to a hospital in critical condition.
The couple had trained and bred dogs together. They were part of a club where Princess Anne serves as president and trained her dog Sparkle, the Sun reported.
The Zuricks bought the cottage where the killing took place from the prime minister’s father in 2014.
Avon and Somerset police were called to Winsford by a member of the public at 2.30pm on Saturday. Firearms officers attended and CPR was performed on Zurick, but she was pronounced dead at the scene. Police said a second woman, treated as a key witness, was found uninjured nearby.
A further search located a 67-year-old man, who had also suffered serious injuries caused by a shotgun, in an outbuilding, police said.
Avon and Somerset police said the man, whose condition was described as critical but stable, was in custody but had been taken to a hospital in Devon for emergency treatment.
Det Supt Julie Mackay, of the major crime investigation team, said: “This is a very serious incident in which a woman has lost her life and we are deploying family liaison officers to support the next of kin.
“The scene remains cordoned off so further forensic inquiries and searches can take place over the next few days.”
Johnson expressed shock at Zurick’s death. He said: “Both I and my whole family are shocked, stunned and saddened by this tragic incident.
“We very much regret the passing of Mrs Zurick. She was a neighbour and she was much loved. She was honorary secretary of the Working Clumber Spaniel Society and was much loved for the work she did, in the society and in Exmoor and beyond.”
The Zuricks had been married for almost 30 years. They regularly attended game shoots and organised training days for spaniels and their owners at their home.