A young mother and father who died suddenly at their Derry home on Friday evening have been named.
They were 23-year-old Kim Hazlett, who is originally from Limavady, and her partner Patrick Stokes, also believed to be in his 20s.
They were found unconscious at their Claragh Court home in Strathfoyle shortly after 5 pm on Friday, January 17.
Emergency services were called to the scene but neither of them were taken to hospital.
The couple had a young daughter together.
Police say the deaths are not being treated as suspicious at this stage.
Post mortems are due to be carried out to determine the cause of their deaths.
A family notice has said: “Hazlett Kim, 17th January 2020 at her home, 11 Claragh Court, Strathfoyle. A loving partner of the late Patrick.
“A devoted Mother to Lilly-May and Nevaeh Grace. Dearly Loved Daughter of Denise and a much loved Sister of Sheree, Aaron, Jordon, Cheyenne and John-Michael.
“A Funeral Service will take place on Thursday, January 23, 2020 in St. Peter’s Church, Culmore Road at 2 pm followed by burial in Ballyoan Cemetery.
“Deeply regretted by her loving Family circle and Friends.
“All enquiries to Adair and Neely Funeral Directors Tel 02871311321.
“You fell asleep with no good-byes but memories of you will never die. Just as she was, she will always be.
“A loving sister in our memory. God called your name so softly that only you could hear, and no one heard the footsteps of the angels draw.”
SDLP councillor Jim McKeever said that the community was reeling from the news about the young parents.
“Our condolences go to their families. It was a shock for the whole community,” he said.
“Hopefully we will find out what happened and work to address the issues so that it doesn’t happen to anyone else.
“There is total shock and sadness that such young lives are lost, regardless of the circumstances.
“It’s hard to comprehend. They had their whole lives in front of them.”
DUP MLA Gary Middleton tweeted: “Very sad news about the sudden deaths of a two young adults in Strathfoyle.
“I had received an update from the PSNI yesterday evening about the terrible situation.
“The investigations are continuing.
“My thoughts are with the families.”
Alliance councillor Rachael Ferguson added: “It’s just absolutely shocking news to hear, especially two people so young.
“I’ve been talking to people in Strathfoyle this morning and everyone is so saddened about what has happened.
“This is a very close-knit community and I’m sure those in the area will rally round the families of the young man and woman and do whatever they can to support them.
“I would like to offer my deepest sympathies to them at this time.”
Tributes were also paid to the young couple on social media.
One friend wrote: “Look after your two gorgeous baby girls. I’ll make sure to always make sure they know how much their Daddy and Mummy loved them.”
Another wrote: “Can’t believe this. RIP Kim, another young soul gone. I can’t believe it. We were last with each other a couple months ago.
“You’ll be missed by a lot of people.”
FUneral details for Mr Stokes, who was originally from the Galliagh area of the city, have not yet been released.