An Irish woman and her Egyptian husband committed suicide, by drowning themselves in a swimming pool in a villa in Hurghada on the Red Sea coast in Egypt.
Apparently, the couple sought to discover the other world and know what happens after death.
Major General Hossam Kamal, director of the Red Sea Security, received a report that an Egyptian citizen and his Irish wife were found dead in a swimming pool in a villa owned by their friend and the bodies were taken to the morgue in Hurghada General Hospital.
Investigations showed that the feet and arms of the Egyptian man and his Irish wife arms were tied. Initially, security personnel susupected that the incident was a criminal act, but there was nothing stolen from the villa or traces of any other people in the vicinity. The fingerprints taken from the villa confirmed to have belonged to the dead couple and no other fingerprints were found.
The security services found a video recorded by the couple confessing their desire to commit suicide in order to see the other world and what was happening there.
It turns out that the Egyptian husband, Peter George Boutros, 43, a computer programmer and his 60-year-old Irish wife Jennifer Marie, were wearing diving suits and heavy chains used in weight lifting wrapped around their necks,.
A camera installed on a stand in the middle of the swimming pool had a complete video of the suicide.
Investigations also revealed a computer in the hall of the villa containing a video of them admitting their intention to commit suicide and their desire to know what happens after death, and also a message was found with the below text:
“Sweetheart, this is our last night in this world, and tomorrow we will become angels in heaven. Our spirits are not happy on earth and deserve to live in a happy eternal life.”
The inspector of health issued a report attributing cause of the deaths due to with the drowning.