The reporter, 35-year-old Hanumantha Rao, hanged himself at his house in Telangana's Siddipet after poisoning his wife Meena, and their two children, aged three and five, police said.
While Hanumantha Rao and the two children died, his wife survived and was rushed to a hospital by neighbours, where her condition is said to be serious.
The police say they are investigating if there was any other reason behind the alleged suicide.
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