News Americas, LONDON, England, Mon. Dec. 16, 2019: The British national shot dead outside a five star hotel in Argentina is none other than millionaire property magnate Matthew Charles Gibbard, 50, the Daily Telegraph reports.
Gibbard was the victim of a brutal attack that took place in broad daylight outside the Faena hotel in Buenos Aires. His stepson, Stefan Zone, 28, was also shot in the thigh and is recovering in hospital.
Argentina’s news President, Alberto Fernandez, branded the incident “atrocious.”
“We must be severe, we cannot tolerate this. We must seek out those responsible and make them pay with the rigour of justice,” he added.
Gibbard was a director at Tingdene, a retirement homes firm, which turned over £20 million last year, according to Companies House. He is also listed as a director for a local vineyard, and a vegetation management company
The perpetrators escaped after the attack and police were still searching for them on Sunday.