Young British couple found dead in Agra hotel

The police have ruled out any foul play as no injury marks were found on the bodies.

By: Express News Service | Lucknow | Updated: October 22, 2014 9:04:00 am

A British couple were found dead in a hotel at Agra’s Taj Ganj area Tuesday. They have been identified as James Oliver Gaskel (28) and Alexandra Nichola Louise Gaskel (24) of Birmingham.

The police have ruled out any foul play as no injury marks were found on the bodies.

Police have reportedly recovered sedatives from the hotel room.

An official said the couple checked in Monday evening. A hotel staff had come to the room for cleaning around 11 am next day but went back after there was no response to his knocks. “The couple had to check out Tuesday. But when they did not emerge from the room till 12 pm, a hotel boy went inside and found them dead,” the officer said.

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