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Bury St Edmunds: Former dance teacher shot dead in USA

PUBLISHED: 11:14 29 August 2014 | UPDATED: 14:34 30 August 2014

Scott Rogers on his American TV show. Source: WAFB

Scott Rogers on his American TV show. Source: WAFB

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A performing arts teacher from west Suffolk who found fame as a US TV host has been found dead in his stateside home.

Scott Rogers, 52, formerly known as Richard Scott-Rogers, was a principal of the former Academy of Dancing and Performing Arts, in Fornham Road,Bury St Edmunds.

Police have said that Mr Rogers was shot dead at his home in Louisiana on Wednesday. His son-in-law, Mathew Hodgkinson, was rushed to hospital where he remains in a coma on life support, according to Brett Stassi, Sheriff of Iberville Parish.

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