Couple found dead at home in Pathanamthitta
Pathanamthitta: A couple was found dead at their house in Malayalappuzha village here. Malayalappuzha native Hari and wife Lalitha were found dead on Friday morning. It is assumed that Hari murdered Lalitha and later committed suicide.
Hari’s body was found hanging at the living room of the house while Lalitha’s body was in the bedroom.
According to police, Hari hacked Lalitha to death using an axe and then committed suicide. There was discord between the couple, police said.
Hari committed suicide with the rope used to draw water from the well. Neighbours who came to draw water on Friday morning found the rope missing. While searching, they found the bodies and informed the police.
(Suicide is not a solution. Seek help of psychological counsellors. Call toll free helpline number: 1056)