Police probe after man and woman found dead in North Yorkshire hotel

Police probe after man and woman are found dead in Hilton hotel room in North Yorkshire

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

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

Officers were called to Doubletree by Hilton hotel in Harrogate at around 10.20pm last night.

They discovered the remains of a man and a woman thought to be in their late 30s or early 40s. They are believed to have known each other and had come from the London area.

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

Police are investigating after the bodies of a man and a woman were found dead in a Hilton hotel room in Harrogate, North Yorkshire

The force has described it as likely being an ‘isolated incident’.

Detective Superintendent Wayne Fox, of North Yorkshire Police’s Major Investigation Team, said: ‘We were called at around 10.20pm by hotel staff at the Majestic Hotel to a report that the bodies of a man and a woman had been located 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 at the scene by colleagues from the ambulance service.

‘Their families have been informed and are being supported by specially-trained officers.

‘A detailed investigation is under way looking 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 believe that this is an isolated incident.’ 

A spokesman 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 enquiries.’

 

 


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