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Pool death woman was celebrating birthday

The two were found in the swimming pool at the Down Hall Country House Hotel Credit: ITV Anglia

A man and a woman found dead in a swimming pool at a hotel have been named.

Komba Kpakiwa, 31, from Erith in Kent, and Josephine Newahun Foday, 22, from south London were discovered in the water at Down Hall Country House Hotel in Hatfield Heath, Essex, on Saturday evening.

An inquest into the deaths heard that Josephine Foday's birthday was the previous day and she was at the hotel to celebrate.

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