Pune Techie, Wife And 4-Year-Old Child Found Dead At Home

The cause of the child's death is unclear and the couple suspectedly committed suicide.

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Pune Techie, Wife And 4-Year-Old Child Found Dead At Home

The couple were found hanging from the ceiling while the child was found dead on the floor

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Highlights

  1. The couple were found hanging from the ceiling, police suspect suicide
  2. Police officials are uncertain about the cause of the child's death
  3. The child was found dead on the floor, a post-mortem report is awaited
An IT professional and his wife were allegedly found hanging, and their four-year-old son dead, inside their flat in Baner area in Pune on Friday.

Police suspect that the couple might have committed suicide but are uncertain about the cause of the child's death, officials said.

Police have identified the deceased as Jayesh Patel, 35, his wife Bhumika, 30, and son Naksh, 4, who originally hail from Gujarat.

"Today morning, neighbours, who developed suspicion after the Patels did not open the door for long time, summoned the housing society office bearers and later called the police control room," Senior Police Inspector (Chaturshringi) Dayanand Dhome said.

The couple were found hanging from the ceiling while the child was found dead on the floor.

"It is unclear how Naksh died and his post-mortem report is awaited," the officer said.

Police said friends and relatives of the Patel's have informed that Naksh was unwell and Jayesh was worried about his son's health.

"We are in the process of recording the statements of the relatives," police added.

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