Oil Tycoon Shot Wife to Death Before Turning Gun on Himself to Commit Suicide

By Jace Dela Cruz

Jun 21, 2024 08:11 AM EDT

Victoria Vera Blyth, a former television anchor and singer, was tragically shot by her husband, David Thomas Blyth, a prominent oil tycoon, at their villa in Ankara, Turkey. 

According to Heavy, the incident occurred following a dispute over text messages.

Oil Tycoon Kills Wife in Murder-Suicide

Victoria Vera Blyth's death was confirmed on June 14 on Instagram by DazSpor, the event-planning company she established. She was a well-known figure in Czech entertainment, having been a TV presenter, comedian, and singer.

Her career included hosting the "Morning Show" on Europe 2 with Czech broadcaster Leo Mare. She also became active in the music scene, starting in 2001.

Originally from Edinburgh, Scotland, David Blyth owned ASE Inspection, an international oil company. Reports indicated that he shot his wife before taking his own life. 

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What Happened to the Couple's Kids?

The couple had three children who were present in the house during the incident but were left unharmed. Victoria Vera Blyth's contributions to Czech showbiz included recording an album, "Cry," and performing in clubs.

The murder-suicide has shocked many who knew her, and her Instagram page has since been set to private.

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