Police say they believe they are dealing with one case of murder and another of suicide in Majestic Hotel deaths

6 May 2021

Chenise Gregory, and her partner, Michael McGibbon, both 29 from the London area, were found stabbed in a hotel room at the Doubletree by Hilton Harrogate Majestic Hotel – at 10.20pm on Tuesday 4 May 2021

They were pronounced dead at the scene by paramedics and police believe it may be a case of murder then a suicide.

Enquiries into the circumstances around the deaths are ongoing, but Detectives are treating the death of Ms Gregory as murder.

They do not believe anyone else is involved.

Temporary Detective Chief Inspector Jonathan Sygrove of North Yorkshire Police’s Major Investigation Team said:

An investigation into the circumstances around the deaths is ongoing, but the evidence we have gathered at this stage suggests it as a suspected murder-suicide.

A post-mortem has taken place that has confirmed the couple died from stab wounds. We are treating Ms Gregory’s death as murder and we are not looking for anyone else in connection with the incident.

This is a very sad case and our thoughts are with their families and friends at this difficult time.

We have specialist officers from North Yorkshire Police, supported by specialist officers from the Metropolitan Police supporting the family, and we will work with them as we investigate the circumstances leading to these tragic deaths.

Reference: 12210111506

*Please note the couple are 29-years-old and not in their late 30s/early 40s as originally stated.

See previous news item Two found dead in the Doubletree by Hilton Harrogate Majestic Hotel

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