Chetham’s ex-teacher Chris Ling ‘shot himself’ in US
2 September 2015
From the section Manchester
Chetham’s is one of the best-known music schools in the UK
A former music teacher who faced sex abuse allegations apparently shot himself dead after police arrived at his home in the US to arrest him.
Chris Ling, 58, was among a number of suspects in an inquiry concerning Chetham’s School of Music in Manchester.
Mr Ling had moved to the US in the 1990s and ran a talent agency.
A Los Angeles Police spokesman said they had begun a death investigation into “an apparent suicide”.
A US Marshals Office spokeswoman added a team of marshals went to arrest Mr Ling, early on Tuesday, but “he shot himself” before they could do so.
She said the officers arriving at his Los Angeles home had a provisional arrest …read more
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