Murder or Suicide?
Margaret and Nicola McDonough

Episode Summary

TRIGGER WARNING – This episode discusses suicide and features some strong language, so listener discretion is advised.

When Margaret and Nicola McDonough were found with severe and critical wounds, and sadly later died, few could have suspected the truly shocking reason behind what had led to their deaths.

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Please Be Advised – This episode may contain content that some may find distressing. As always, we advise listener discretion. This episode it not suitable for anyone under the age of 13.

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Hotel Death: Mother Found Near Injured Daughter | UK News | Sky NewsHotel Deaths: Daughter Dies Days After Mother | UK News | Sky NewsDaughter injured in attack at Greenock hotel dies – The CatererHotel mother and daughter ‘in suicide pact’ | HeraldScotlandGreenock hotel deaths: Suicide pact suspected | The Scotsman

Margaret McDonough who died alongside daughter in suicide pact leaves £250,000 to her three sons in will – Daily Record

Woman is charged in Greenock hotel double death inquiry | UK | News |

New twist in mother & daughter hotel suicide pact probe as woman is referred to the Prosecutor Fiscal in Greenock – Daily Record

Woman, 31, facing court | Glasgow Times

Greenock hotel deaths: Ex-girlfriend of tragic mum’s son arrested and charged for fraud following probe into deaths – Daily Record

Woman’s threats to ‘suicide pact’ pair – BBC News

Linsey Cotton: Woman ‘tried to extort thousands’ from mother and daughter who died in ‘double suicide’ – Mirror Online

Woman denies blackmail bid on hotel death of mum and daughter | Scotland | News |

Woman ‘conned mum and daughter’ who were found dead | Edinburgh News

Woman admits threats to Greenock hotel suicide pact pair | Edinburgh News

Mum and daughter killed themselves after Linsey Cotton’s fraud plot against family | Metro News – Digital Newspaper & Magazine Subscriptions

Mum of fraudster whose cruel con led two women to suicide says she may never forgive her daughter – Mirror Online – Digital Newspaper & Magazine Subscriptions

Cruel conwoman Linsey Cotton who drove mother and daughter to suicide found dead in her cell – Daily Record

Woman who threatened ‘suicide pact’ mother and daughter dies in prison – BBC News

Obesity helped kill wicked fraudster who drove Scots mum and daughter to suicide at budget hotel – Daily Record

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New twist in mother & daughter hotel suicide pact probe as woman is referred to the Prosecutor Fiscal in Greenock – Daily Record

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