Lincolnshire

Police name couple found dead in North Hykeham

Tiber Road, North Hykeham
Image caption The couple were found dead at the house on Sunday evening

A couple who died in a murder-suicide at a house in Lincolnshire, have been named by police.

Detectives said Kurt Tyrrell, 26, killed 21-year-old Katy Winchester then took his own life at the house in Tiber Road, North Hykeham.

Post-mortem results indicate Miss Winchester died of compression of the neck and Mr Tyrrell from ligature strangulation.

Police are not looking for anyone else in connection with the deaths.

However the Lincolnshire force is awaiting the results of further forensic tests, and a spokesperson said the investigation was continuing.

The bodies were found at the property on Sunday evening.

Miss Winchester was originally from Sleaford and was studying at Manchester Metropolitan University, while Mr Tyrrell lived at Tiber Road.

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