Police investigate after husband and wife are found dead in Hilton hotel room in North Yorkshire

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Police are investigating after husband and wife are found dead in a Hilton hotel room in North Yorkshire

  • North Yorkshire police were called to a Hilton hotel in Harrogate last night
  • Bodies of a man and a woman in their late 30s / early 40s were found on site
  • Pair said to be known to each other and police are not looking for anyone in connection with the dead

Police are investigating after the bodies of a man and a woman are found dead hundreds of miles from home in a hotel room.

At around 10:20 pm last night, agents were called to the Doubletree by Hilton hotel in Harrogate.

They discovered the remains of a man and woman believed to be in their late thirties or early forties. They are believed to have known each other and were from the London area.

North Yorkshire police said a ‘detailed’ investigation is underway but they are not looking for anyone else in connection with their deaths.

Police investigate after bodies of man and woman are found dead in Hilton hotel room in Harrogate, North Yorkshire

Police have described it as likely an ‘isolated incident’.

Detective Wayne Fox, of North Yorkshire Police’s Major Investigation Team, said: “We received a call from the Majestic Hotel hotel staff at around 10:20 PM to report that the bodies of a man and a woman were in a hotel room.

On arrival, a man and a woman, both in their late 30s / early 40s from the London area, were pronounced dead on the spot by colleagues from the ambulance service.

Their families have been informed and supported by specially trained agents.

A detailed investigation is underway into the circumstances of both deaths.

“We can confirm that we are not looking for anyone else in connection with the deaths and would like to reassure the local community that we think this is an isolated incident.”

A spokesperson for the DoubleTree by Hilton Harrogate Majestic Hotel & Spa said, “Following an incident last night, the police were called and we are currently assisting them with their investigation.”

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