Cheshunt man and Waltham Cross woman found dead in house named

A businessman killed his estranged wife before killing himself at a house in Hertfordshire, police believe.

The bodies of Terry and Myrna Kirby were found at Mr Kirby's home on Great Cambridge Road in Cheshunt by ambulance staff on Friday.

It was confirmed detectives were treating the death of Myrna Kirby, 57, of Waltham Cross as murder, and that of Mr Kirby, 72, as suicide.

Police said they were not looking for anyone else over the deaths.

Mrs Kirby moved out of the family home and into a flat in Waltham Cross when they separated two years ago.

The cause of deaths has not yet been revealed.

More on This Story

Related Stories

The BBC is not responsible for the content of external Internet sites

BBC Beds, Herts & Bucks



17 °C 11 °C


  • Peaky Blinders publicity shotBrum do

    Why is the Birmingham accent so difficult to mimic?

  • Oliver CromwellA brief history

    The 900-year-story behind the creation of a UK parliament

  • Image of Ankor Wat using lidarJungle Atlantis

    How lasers have revealed an ancient city beneath the forest

  • TigerBard taste? Watch

    Are trailer videos on social media spoiling theatre?

  • Tesco signBest before?

    Has Tesco passed its sell-by date, asks Richard Anderson

BBC © 2014 The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.