Dancer Maddie Durdant-Hollamby, 22, stabbed to death by lover, 41, before he knifed himself in the neck and died


A DANCER was stabbed to death by her 41-year-old lover before he knifed himself in the neck, an inquiry has heard.

Ben Green’s physique was discovered alongside Maddie Durdant-Hollamby, 22, at his fashionable indifferent residence in Slate Drive, Kettering in August.

Maddie Durdant-Hollamby was allegedly killed by her affiliate on August 27
Durdant-Hollamby's family described the young woman as 'kind, caring, thoughtful' and who 'touched the lives of everyone she met'
Durdant-Hollamby’s household described the youthful girl as ‘type, caring, considerate’ and who ‘touched the lives of everybody she met’Credit: Tim Stewart
Ben Green is believed to have taken his own life
Ben Green is believed to have taken his personal life

A homicide inquiry heard how the police believed Green, who labored as a selling director at a water firm, killed Maddie before taking his personal life.

Officers talked about they weren’t in search of anybody else.

Maddie’s mother and father Stephen and Rachel from Wimblington in Cambridgeshire talked about in an announcement that that that they had been absolutely devastated at the lack of Maddie, who was a stupendous daughter, sister, granddaughter and niece.

The assertion went on: “Our hearts are broken and we cannot begin to imagine life without her. The shock and pain we are feeling is indescribable.

“She was a stupendous specific explicit particular person each inside and out, who beloved nothing higher than spending time collectively collectively together with her household and mates.

“Maddie was a type, caring, considerate youthful girl, who touched the lives of everybody she met.

“A gifted dancer, her creative expertise continued by method of school and into her profession in selling. Her life has been sadly in the reduction of quick merely as her profession was blossoming.

“Our thoughts are with everybody who knew and loved Maddie as much as we did.”

Pathologist Michael Biggs educated the inquiry because of it opened final week that Green’s provisional goal behind death had been an incised wound to the neck.

In an announcement launched earlier, Green’s household talked about: “Ben was an significantly loving father to three extraordinary youthful children and was a beloved affiliate to his ex-wife.

“He was furthermore a loving son, brother, uncle, and nephew.

“There are no words to describe the extremely sad circumstance of this tragic incident and our thoughts and prayers are with Maddie’s family, loved ones and friends.”

Detective Inspector Nicole Main of Northants police talked about their investigation had to date discovered no proof of Green having a background of dwelling abuse.

How you will get assist

Women’s Aid has this suggestion for victims and their households:

  • Always protect your cellphone shut by.
  • Get in contact with charities for assist, together with the Women’s Aid reside chat helpline and suppliers comparable to SupportLine.
  • If you might be in hazard, title 999.
  • Familiarise your self with the Silent Solution, the place you title 999 and press ‘55’ when you could’t safely converse.
  • Always protect some cash or a financial institution card on you, together with change in case you want a pay cellphone or bus fare.
  • If you watched your affiliate is about to assault you, strive to change in the route of an exit in case you is likely to be inside the dwelling and get your cellphone in case you want to title for assist.
  • Avoid the kitchen and storage, the place there are almost certainly to be knives or fully totally different potential weapons. Avoid rooms the place it is attainable you will develop to be trapped, comparable to the rest room.

Women’s Aid gives a live chat service – obtainable day-after-day from 10am-6pm or electronic mail

SupportLine is open Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 6pm to 8pm on 01708 765200. The charity’s electronic mail help ­service is open weekdays and weekends all via the disaster –

You might title the freephone 24-hour ­National Domestic Abuse Helpline on 0808 2000 247.

In many circumstances of dwelling abuse, the incidents can go unreported to police.

Former mates have described Green as a “woman-hating sex addict” who bragged about bedding tons of of lovers — many in their kids — in rented homes all via the nation.

The drive is attention-grabbing for anybody with any information to come ahead.

Assistant Coroner Hassan Shah educated the quick listening to: “I’ve obtained on the officer’s report that Mr Green was discovered deceased on the twenty seventh of August at Slate Drive in Kettering.

“I have a provisional cause of death, which is incised wounds to the neck, pending toxicology and histology.”

The coroner furthermore confirmed that Green’s physique had been acknowledged by his father at a mortuary in Leicester on September 1.

A full inquest into Green’s death will attainable be listed for a listening to on January 13 subsequent yr.

A separate inquest opening held final week was educated that Durdant-Hollamby died from stab wounds to the chest.

An inquest into her death has furthermore been listed for January 13.

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