The manager of Down Hall Country House Hotel in Hatfield Heath, Essex has said staff at the hotel have been left "devastated" following the death of two guests, whose bodies were discovered in a swimming pool.
Hotel manager Chris Falcus said: "We are devastated by this tragic incident and our thoughts are with the families and friends of those concerned.
"As soon as the alarm was raised, two of our team dived into the pool and did everything they could to try to save them.
"We are co-operating fully with the police investigation."
More top news
More than 4,400 community police officers have lost their jobs since 2010, according to Unison
Western and central regions will be prone to thundery, blustery downpours all day
Police charged student Hayley King with malicious tampering of food after she was also filmed spraying glass cleaner in the fridge.