An Indian woman and her seven-year-old son were found dead in their home in New Jersey, according to the family in Andhra Pradesh.
The victims were N Sasikala (40) and her son Anish Sai, their family, in Prakasam district, said on Friday.
Sasikala’s husband N Hanumantha Rao found the bodies when he returned home from work on Thursday evening.
In Vijaywada, Sasikala’s mother told ANI: “We suspect that they have been murdered following an affair of my son-in-law with another woman there.”
Hanumantha Rao and Sasikala both were software professionals. Rao works in CTS and has been living in New Jersey for nine years. Sasikala used to work from home.
The couple had been living in the US for nine years.
Y Sambasiva Rao, a member of Andhra Pradesh state legislative assembly from Prakasam district, spoke to representatives of Telugu Association of North America (TANA) over phone about the incident.
He said the mother and her son were strangulated to death.
This is the latest in a series of incidents involving Indian techies.
Telangana’s aeronautical engineer Srinivas Kuchibhotla, 32, was killed when Adam W Purinton, who earlier served in the US Navy, shot him in Olathe, Kansas, on February 23.
Vamshi Reddy Mamidala, also from Telangana, was shot dead in Milpitas, California, on February 10 in a garage in his apartment building.
With inputs from ANI