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Benidorm death plunge woman's father and husband seek witnesses
BRITISH resident Brian Curry has launched an appeal to find out how his daughter Kirsty, 27, died whilst on a hen weekend in Benidorm in April.
Mrs Maxwell, from Livingstone in Scotland, had been staying at the Payma Apartments in the Rincón de Loix district – known as the 'English zone' – between April 27 and 30, but fell to her death from her 10th-floor balcony the night before she was due to go home.
“There are many unanswered questions about Kirsty's death,” says a poster distributed by Brian and by Kirsty's husband Adam Maxwell, whom she had not long married.
“Were you in Payma Apartments or [the] Benidorm area...? Did you take mobile phone photos or videos that night? Do you remember Kirsty and her friends who were all wearing pink shirts? Do you know anything about groups of men who were staying at the Payma Apartments?
“Small bits of information you may not think relevant may be important – anything at all – please contact our confidential email: email@example.com.”
Kirsty ended the night in another apartment room where five other Brits, all men, were staying, although it is not known how she got there or whether she entered of her own accord.
Initially, only one of them – 32-year-old Joseph Graham – was under investigation, but he along with the other four have now been summoned back to Spain for a court hearing.
They have been named as Daniel Bailey, 32; Anthony Holehouse, 34; Ricky Gammon, 31 and Callum Northridge, 27.
Police have not ruled out any hypotheses, including accident or even suicide.
But Adam insists he was with Kirsty for nine years and she had never sleep-walked.
An ex-detective who cracked the case of Peter Tobin, a Scottish serial killer, is helping Kirsty's family and working with their solicitor in Spain, Luis Miguel Zumaquero.
The officer, David Swindle, wants to hear from anyone who was staying in the Hotel Presidente in Benidorm – which overlooks the rooms of the Payma Apartments – over April 28 and 29.
Adam says he 'just wants answers' and that he has 'lost his best friend' whom he 'misses every moment of every day'.
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