A MUSICIAN died of multiple injuries after a shot was fired in an outbuilding, an inquest heard.

Neil Zebedee, 44, was found at a property in Broxhill, Fordingbridge, on September 25, assistant Dorset coroner Grant Davies was told.

Coroner’s officer Philippa Morgan told the Bournemouth inquest Mr Zebedee, of Manor Road, Verwood, was married to Stephanie, an equestrian instructor. She said police were called to Broxhill by family members who had become concerned for his welfare after a shot was heard outside.

He was found in an outbuilding and police have confirmed there were no suspicious circumstances or third party involvement in his death.

Mr Zebedee was a piano bar entertainer and wedding performer. The inquest was adjourned until June 6 next year.