In a shocking incident, 11 members of the same family on were found dead in north Delhi’s Burari area on Sunday. 10 bodies were found hanging and blindfolded, while a 75-year-old woman’s body was found on the floor, PTI quoted police as saying.
The dead include seven women.
The initial probe revealed the family is of 11 members out of which 10 bodies were found hanging on an overhead wire mesh and the aged mother’s body was found lying on the ground.
The aged mother was, reportedly, strangled to death. The police, in their initial investigation, suspect it to be a case of mass suicide.
The family included two brothers, their two wives who had two teenage sons and two teenage daughters each, also, their aged mother, sister and her child were found dead. The family ran a provisional store on the ground floor of their house and were in furnishing business, reported Mirror Now.
Every morning, usually their shop opens by 6 am but when today it was shut till 7:30 am, the neighbours were shocked and one of them went to check on the family. When he entered the house he was shocked to see all the family members hanging on the grill ceiling. He immediately informed the policy and they cordoned the area
The police officials said, bodies have been sent for post mortem to ascertain the cause of death and to rule out the possibility of foul play.