Guests found dead at exclusive hotel

Police are investigating the deaths of two guests at the Down Hall County House Hotel near Bishop's Stortford, after a man and a woman were found underwater at the hotel's swimming pool last night.

Guests found dead at exclusive hotel

Police are investigating two deaths at the hotel Credit: PA wire

Police are investigating the deaths of two guests at the Down Hall County House Hotel near Bishop's Stortford, after a man and a woman were found underwater at the hotel's swimming pool last night.

Hotel staff and ambulance crews tried to revive them but both were later pronounced dead at the scene.

The hotel is one of the most exclusive venues in Hertfordshire and Essex, and was the location for the wedding of reality TV star Jade Goody and Jack Tweed in 2009.

Police probe hotel swimming pool deaths

Detectives are investigating the deaths of two guests at a hotel at Hatfield Heath near Bishop's Stortford. Officers were called to Down Hall Country House Hotel in Matching Road at about 7.35pm on Saturday April 27 after a man and a woman had been found under water in the hotel’s swimming pool.

Hotel staff and ambulance crews tried in vain to revive them but both were later pronounced dead at the scene. The deaths are being treated as unexplained. The man, in his 30s and the woman, in her 20s, are believed to be from London. Post mortem examinations are to be carried out tomorrow.

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