Man and woman found dead in Hilton hotel room

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Two bodies were discovered at the Doubletree by Hilton Harrogate Majestic Hotel and Spa (Google Maps)
Two bodies have been discovered at the Doubletree by Hilton Harrogate Majestic Hotel and Spa. (Google Maps)

A man and woman have been found dead in a Hilton hotel room in North Yorkshire.

The two bodies were discovered at the Doubletree by Hilton Harrogate Majestic Hotel and Spa on Springfield Avenue, Harrogate, at 10.20pm on Tuesday.

Police said they believe the man and woman, who were in their late 30s or early 40s, were known to each other.

They added that they were both from London.

Police also confirmed they are not looking for anyone else in connection with the deaths.

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Police confirmed they are not looking for anyone else in connection with the deaths. (Getty)

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

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