Martin Griffiths Biography – Wiki
Martin Griffiths was a 48-years-old man from Duffield, who stabbed to death along with his girlfriend Helen Hancock in Derbyshire on New Year’s Day. Griffiths and Helen have been dating for six months. He had raised thousands of pounds for charity by climbing some of the world’s highest peaks. In 2017 he spent time in intensive care after suffering severe frostbite while on a mountaineering expedition in Nepal.
A woman and man who died following an incident in Duffield have been formally identified. Helen Hancock (nee Almey), 39, from Duffield, and Martin Griffiths, 48, from Derby, were found at a property in New Zealand Lane in the early hours of New Year’s Dayhttps://t.co/tH79Ipc2sG pic.twitter.com/kutbcmQqDu
— Derbyshire Police (@DerbysPolice) January 2, 2020
Who is Helen Hancock?
Helen Hancock was a PE teacher and the mother of three children. She was appointed last year as the headteacher at Stanton Vale Special School in nearby Long Eaton.
She was married to his husband Rhys Hancock. Helen and Rhys, who had three children under the age of ten, split several months ago when she ended the relationship. they lived at the home in Duffield. Helen husband Rhys Hancock bought this home in 2014. Friends said Helen, who had just left her husband, was just starting to get her life back together” but had to call 999 over Christmas after being threatened.
A mother of three and her new partner who were killed on New Year’s Day had been in contact with the police over Christmas https://t.co/LzQvD10Dba
— The Times Scotland (@thetimesscot) January 2, 2020
Martin Griffiths and Helen Hancock Cause of Death
Griffiths and his lover Helen found dead in Derbyshire in the early hours of New Year’s Day. Cops are today still investigating the cause of death. According to Neighbours, Helen had dropped her children at her parent’s house half a mile away for a sleepover so they could go out. We heard Helen and her partner went out for the evening and then returned home, to her marital home where she lived alone with the children.
First picture of Helen Hancock and Martin Griffiths stabbed to death in New Year’s Day double murder.https://t.co/9QmAHtfU2n
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Police arrested a 39-year-old man at the scene
Police arrived just over an hour later to find two “fatally injured” people in the three-bedroom home. A spokesman said they arrested a 39-year-old man at the scene on suspicion of double murder and will question him today. They were not looking for anyone else.