The news comes almost a month after the British couple died in their hotel room while on a Thomas Cook holiday. John and Susan Cooper, from Burnley, Lancashire, died on 21 August while staying. at. John and Susan Cooper, from Burnley, Lancashire, died on August 21 while on the ‘ holiday of a lifetime’ at the Steigenberger. The Guardian Grant from Whangamata writes: "We were on holiday in Dumfries, Scotland….