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Rajasthan: Four members of a family found dead in Sikar district

A note recovered at the spot stated that the family members were depressed after the couple’s teenaged son died of a heart attack in September last year
By HT Correspondent | Edited by Zara Khan
UPDATED ON FEB 22, 2021 10:30 AM IST

Four members of a family allegedly died by suicide in Sikar district of Rajasthan. The police recovered their bodies on Monday.

“We found the bodies of a man, his wife and two daughters hanging,” said Virendra Sharma, circle officer, Sikar city.

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A note recovered at the spot stated that the family members were depressed after the couple’s teenaged son died of a heart attack in September last year.

Referring to the death of his son, the man wrote that no one was to blame for the family’s decision to kill themselves. They missed him and thus had decided to end their lives.

Further investigation is underway.

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