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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.

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Police confirm hotel death victims were staying together

Essex Police have said the man and woman found dead in a hotel swimming pool at Hatfield Heath were staying there together.

Chief Inspector Nick Lee confirmed police were not looking for anyone else in connection with the deaths.

"As part of the investigation we are trying to focus on what the relationship was between the victims

"It's a very busy hotel, there were a number of functions going on.

"At the moment we haven't ascertained as to whether these individuals were part of any function or not."

– Chief Inspector Nick Lee

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