The bodies of two women and an infant of the same family were recovered from a house in Hazaribagh district of Jharkhand on Sunday, police said.
A forensic team has been sent to investigate. The bodies bore injury and strangulation marks. While the bodies of the two women were found from a nearby well, the body of the infant was found in the room, police said.
Other family members told the police that both the women worked as teachers in a school in Bagodar block of Giridih district.
The police recovered a blood stained hammer from the spot, the SP said and added that at the time of the incident other family members were away from the village.
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