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Farmer Couple and four daughters found dead at home

Farmer Couple and four daughters found dead at home

SC VC   ¦    Jan 05, 2019 10:38:50 PM (IST)

Farmer Couple and four daughters found dead at home-1

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Koppal: All the six members of a family were found dead in their house at Koppal in Karnataka on Saturday, January 5.

The deceased are identified as Shekhariah Beednal (42), his wife Jayamma (39) and their four daughters Basamma (23), Gauramma (20), Savithri (18) and Parvathi (16).

According to reports, the two daughters in their twenties were married.

Neighbours of the deceased have told the police that the family was frustrated due to mounting bank loans following crop failure.

The police suspect that Shekhariah Beednal allegedly poisoned his wife and four daughters before hanging himself from a ceiling fan and have launched an investigation to find out the reason behind their death.