The widow of a young father shot in his driveway says she knows who killed him – and has given a clear warning to the killer.
Kylee Guy had to fund her own private investigation into her husband’s murder after police failed to find the murderer – who has still not been brought to justice.
The dotted father of two from Fielding, a rural town near Palmerston North, New Zealand, was shot before dawn on July 8, 2010, while his heavily pregnant wife slept at their home with their infant son.
On the eve of the 10th anniversary of his death, his widow revealed her quest for justice in an interview on TVNZ’s Sunday program.
Ms. Guy said she knew “100 percent” who killed her husband and had a special warning for them.
“You’re a coward,” she said on Sunday.
“And if you can live with yourself to do this – take a father away from his kids who was a good man – (you’re) a coward.”
Scott Guy (photo left) with wife Kylee Guy (right). He was shot in a driveway near his house on July 8, 2010. Kylee says she knows who killed him, but the police investigation has stalled and no one has yet been brought to justice.
Ms. Guy cried when she begged everyone to bring up information so that the killer can be brought to justice.
Kylee Bullock, then an early childhood teacher, met Mr. Guy when she was just 18 years old at a rodeo.
Mr. Guy was a dairy farmer and action man who could ride a buck and jump through hoops on horseback.
Ms. Guy described him as a “softie” who always wanted to be a father and would do anything to help people.
Kylee was just 18 and an early childhood intern when she first met Mr. Guy at a rodeo and immediately fell in love with the charming, friendly, funny dairy farmer
She married him in 2005 and the couple soon had a son, Hunter.
The couple was busy redecorating their home, while 31-year-old Mr. Guy worked on his parents’ nearby dairy farm.
Mrs. Guy was heavily pregnant with their second son Drover in 2010 when tragedy struck.
Mr. Guy woke up early to milk the cows, and his wife was still in Hunter’s bed when she heard the sound of a truck outside.
It was a neighbor who had found Mr. Guy dead at the end of the driveway, shot through the neck.
Ms. Guy tried to go outside, but the police told her to stay indoors.
Kylee and Scott married in 2005, just two years after they met, and built a house in Fielding, NZ
Two months later, Mrs. Guy van Drover, a son without a father, gave birth.
Her two-year-old son Hunter started going into the garden to build stairs to heaven to try to get his father back.
Ms. Guy started to get scared as time went on and the police didn’t find the killer.
However, a terrible turn came when NZ police arrested and accused a family member of Mr. Guy of murder.
There was tension between the two men about the future of the family’s farm.
The family member admitted that he burned down an old house on the man’s estate.
He also took an ax to the new house they built and sprayed angry graffiti on the side.
The relative was acquitted of murder after a four-week jury trial at the High Court in Wellington in July 2012.
There is no suggestion that he was involved in Mr. Guy’s death anyway.
With no answers, Ms. Guy was determined to find justice and closure for her family, so she hired her own private investigators.
She told TVNZs Sunday program she was determined to find the killer.
“I’m going to get this person,” she said.
Scott Guy was only 31 years old when he was shot at the end of a driveway near the house he and Kylee had built. Heavily pregnant with their second son, Drover, Kylee was in the house at the time
The investigators combed telephone records of potential suspects and looked for accomplices, and showed evidence that they had been handed over to the police, but it came to nothing.
The family is now asking for a new team of police investigators to take over the case.
NZ police detective inspector Ross McKay told Daily Mail Australia that the information had been assessed but not significant enough to restart the investigation.
“No information provided was significant or necessary to resume the investigation,” he said via email on Monday.
Inspector McKay said the investigation remained open, but was inactive.
“The investigation file was not revised after the trial, but parts of the investigation were revised following the information received.”
Scott and Kylee had their first son, Hunter, who was described as the center of Scott’s universe
Kylee Guy had been a happy, smiley person before the murder, but she no longer smiles. In this case, she desperately wants the culprit to be tried, and she begs the public to provide any evidence they have to the NZ police.
Police are limited in what they can say about the details of the case, since the investigation is open, but Inspector McKay said no personnel were currently dedicated to the case.
‘IIf reliable, new information is presented, appropriate means would be deployed to thoroughly assess, evaluate and, if necessary, resume the study, ” he said.
Kylee Guy’s private investigation was supposed to end due to a lack of money, but she is desperate for justice and closure.
She would have preferred to keep quiet and out of the spotlight, but after 10 years of failing to investigate, she had to go to the show.
“I want justice for Scott,” she said.
“For my kids – I want to talk about it so we can get on with our lives.”
Anyone with specific information can contact the New Zealand Police Department at 105.