Herts pool death pair named

A man and a woman found dead in a swimming pool at Down Hall Country House Hotel in Essex have been named at an inquest in Chelmsford as Kpakia Komba, 31, from Erith in Kent, and Josephine Newahun Foday, 22, from London.

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Post-mortems to take place for pair found dead in pool

Post-mortem examinations into the deaths of a man and woman who were found dead in the swimming pool of a luxury hotel in Essex on Saturday night will take place today.

The man and woman were described as being in their early 30s and early 20 respectively and have not been identified.

Police at the gate to Down Hall Country House Hotel in Hatfield Heath, Essex Credit: Stefan Rousseau/PA Wire

Police said on Sunday that they are treating the deaths as "unexplained" but are not looking for anyone else in connection with the incident.

The swimming pool of the four-star hotel was cordoned off as police continued with their investigation.

The entry sign to the hotel Credit: Stefan Rousseau/PA Wire

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