This Article is From Aug 07, 2017

Techie Returns From US, Finds Mother's Decomposed Body In Mumbai Home

The body was completely decomposed, the official said, adding that the exact cause and time of her death is yet to be ascertained.

Techie Returns From US, Finds Mother's Decomposed Body In Mumbai Home

The exact cause and time of her death is yet to be ascertained, according to Mumbai police

Highlights

  • 63-year-old woman's decomposed body found at home in Andheri
  • Son rang the door bell at home after coming from airport, got no response
  • The woman was living alone at her apartment after husband's death
Mumbai: The decomposed body of a 63-year-old woman was found at her residence in Mumbai's suburban Andheri today, a senior police official said.

The woman, identified as Asha Sahani, according to the police. 

"She had been living alone at her apartment in Lokhandwala Complex in Andheri after the death of her husband. Her only son, Rituraj, is a software engineer and stays in the US," the official said.

"Rituraj landed in Mumbai today. After he reached their house in Lokhandwala, he rang the door bell, but did not get any response from inside. Rituraj then called a key maker and got the door opened around 4.30 pm," the official said on Sunday.

The body was completely decomposed, the official said, adding that the exact cause and time of her death is yet to be ascertained.
    
Her body has been sent to hospital for post-mortem.

Oshiwara police have registered a case of accidental death and further investigation into the matter is underway.

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