Police say they are not looking for anyone else in connection with the deaths of a man and woman at a hotel.
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North Yorkshire Police said they began an investigation after a man and woman in their late 30s or early 40s were found dead in a room at the Doubletree by Hilton Harrogate Majestic Hotel and Spa in Harrogate.
A spokeswoman said the pair were from the London area and are believed to have known each other.
She said the bodies were discovered at 10.20pm on Tuesday and detectives “have confirmed that they are not looking for anyone else in connection with the deaths”.
Detective Superintendent Wayne Fox, of North Yorkshire Police’s major investigation team, said: “We were called at around 10.20pm on Tuesday May 4 by hotel staff at the Majestic Hotel to a report that the bodies of a man and a woman had been located in a hotel room.
“On arrival, a man and a woman, both in their late 30s/early 40s from the London area, were pronounced dead at the scene by colleagues from the ambulance service.
“Their families have been informed and are being supported by specially-trained officers.
“A detailed investigation is under way looking into the circumstances of both deaths.
“We can confirm that we are not looking for anyone else in connection with the deaths and would like to reassure the local community that we believe that this is an isolated incident.”