- The Washington Times - Monday, January 5, 2015

Thomas Gilbert Jr., 30, was arrested shortly after his multimillionaire hedgefund father, Thomas Gilbert Sr., 70, was found shot to death in his Manhattan bedroom.

Police said the younger Mr. Gilbert was taken into custody after an hours-long standoff at his luxury Chelsea home, the Daily Mail reported. Fox News reported that authorities had to kick down the door to his home and push through barricades to reach him.

The elder Gilbert founded the $200 million Wainscott Capital fund in 2011.

The victim’s body was found by his wife with a single bullet wound to his head, about a minute after Mr. Gilbert visited and barged into the bedroom, the Daily Mail reported.

The motive for the killing is not known. Fox News reported the father and son had engaged in an argument.

The younger Mr. Gilbert attended a private school in Massachusetts — the Deerfield Academy, where the King of Jordan and Prince of Jordan also went — before heading on to Princeton, where he graduated in 2009, the Daily Mail reported.

Fox News reported that Mr. Gilbert has only been brought in for questioning by police. It’s not clear if he’s actually been charged with any crime.

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