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    UK Scotland ∙ Police investigate mystery deaths at five-star Edinburgh hotel

    Daily Mail, headline subject to more information:

    Couple in cyanide death horror at five-star hotel: Detectives probe Russian link to tragic pair. (Daily Mail)

    Bodies were discovered at The Scotsman in Edinburgh at 12.15pm today
    It is understood police are investigating a possible suicide after the bodies were found by a hotel worker
    Officers wore chemical suits to enter the room on the sixth floor which has been evacuated
    Police, fire and ambulance crews are at the scene and a cordon stretches from the hotel entrance and the city's main shopping area

    the story at the links

    Two bodies found after chemical incident at Scotsman Hotel in Edinburgh. (BBC News)

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    Quote Originally Posted by wfgodot View Post
    Daily Mail, headline subject to more information:

    Couple in cyanide death horror at five-star hotel: Detectives probe Russian link to tragic pair. (Daily Mail)

    Bodies were discovered at The Scotsman in Edinburgh at 12.15pm today
    It is understood police are investigating a possible suicide after the bodies were found by a hotel worker
    Officers wore chemical suits to enter the room on the sixth floor which has been evacuated
    Police, fire and ambulance crews are at the scene and a cordon stretches from the hotel entrance and the city's main shopping area

    the story at the links

    Two bodies found after chemical incident at Scotsman Hotel in Edinburgh. (BBC News)
    Well... This has all the mystery, intrigue, and setting of a Mystery Movie!

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    Sounds like a bit of an over-reaction on the part of the responders. Of course they were being super careful, but it is doubtful that hazmat suits, gasmasks, and closure of the hotel were needed.

    Wonder if this couple had the cyanide overnight expressed?

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