Couple found dead

A young couple was found dead at their house at Poonamalee. The husband was found hanging while the wife was found dead on the cot. Police are trying to figure out if Venkatesan had killed his wife Durga before committing suicide. According to family sources, the duo fell in love and got married three years ago.

The couple has two girls aged 2 and 1. The neighbors told the police that Venkatesan often returned home drunk and quarrelled with his wife.On Wednesday night, Venkatesan left his daughters with the maternal grandmother of Durga who lived close by. The next morning when the grandmother went to Venkatesan’s house and tapped the door, there was no response. Neighbours opened the window to find Venkatesan hanging and Durga lying on the cot. A police team rushed to the spot and a post mortem is being conducted.