Dad and son died from shotgun wounds to the head 'after being blasted by man, 66, in linked attack' | The SunMay 6, 2023
A DAD and son died six miles apart from shotgun wounds to the head after allegedly being blasted by a 66-year-old man, an inquest heard.
Joshua Dunmore, 32, and his dad Gary, 57, died in their homes in Cambridgeshire on March 29.
Stephen Alderton has been charged with two counts of murder and one count of possession of a firearm.
An inquest heard today how builder Joshua was killed first, while his dad was shot around 37 minutes later.
A post mortem found Gary died of gunshot wounds to the head and torso.
Joshua suffered gunshot wounds to the head and chest, the court was told.
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Both inquests were adjourned pending the criminal proceedings.
Police discovered the bodies of the dad and son at properties in The Row, Sutton, and Meridian Close, Bluntisham.
Officers were first scrambled to Joshua's home at around 9pm, before a 999 call was received 37 minutes later reporting gunshots.
The family said: "Josh was a devoted father and a loving uncle. He was a wonderful son and brother and leaves behind an extensive group of family and friends.
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"He will be deeply missed and the devastation this has caused will never heal.
"Gary was the most devoted son, brother, dad, and grandad, who gave everything for those he loved.
"He was a gentle and generous person who always put others before himself and he'll be massively missed by his family and all those who knew and loved him."
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