Odisha man hangs self after hacking wife to death in Ernakulam
Kuruppampadi (Ernakulam): An Odisha native was found to have hanged himself while his wife was found hacked to death near Odakkali here on Sunday. The deceased are identified as Vishnu Karanth Prathan (26) and his wife Silkana Prathan (23). According to police, the man hacked his wife and then committed suicide.
The couple rented the house at Nooleli near Odakkali one month ago. They were working in a plywood company. It was the neighbours who found the couple dead.
The couple used to have family problems and quarrels, according to the neighbours. Police arrived from Kuruppampadi to inspect the site. Forensic experts also collected evidence from the place.
The woman sustained hack wounds on her head and neck. The man was found to have hanged from the ceiling above the window. The bodies were shifted to Perumbavoor taluk hospital mortuary. Post-mortem will be performed after the COVID results are received, the hospital authorities said.
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