Kolkata: Remember Partha Dey - the man who lived with skeleton of sister? He is found dead now
Partha Dey's body was found inside the bathroom of a flat on Watgunge Street where he was living for the past few months.
Kolkata: The Kolkata Police on Tuesday found the charred body of Partha Dey, who was found to be living with the skeletons of his elder sister and two pet dogs in June 2015.
Dey's body was found inside the bathroom of a flat on Watgunge Street where he was living for the past few months.
A senior officer of the Kolkata Police said the 45-year-old probably committed suicide.
A bottle of petrol and a match box were recovered beside Dey's body. However, post-mortem report is still awaited.
"When we reached the flat after receiving a complaint from neighbours this noon we found Dey's half burnt body lying inside the bathroom. He was dead. Probably he used the petrol to commit suicide... But it's still not confirmed. We are waiting for the post-mortem report," the officer told news agency PTI.
The Kolkata Police had stumbled on the skeletons of Dey's elder sister and two dogs on June 10, 2015, night while investigating the death of Dey's father Arabinda De.Dey's elder sister and two dogs on June 10, 2015, night while investigating the death of Dey's father Arabinda De.
Arabinda's body was also recovered from the bathroom of his residence in Shakespeare Sarani's Robinson Street after getting a call about a fire.
Dey was found living with the skeleton of his unmarried elder sister Debjani De for about six months after her death due to fasting. The carcasses of their two pet dogs were also found in Dey's room.
Dey, underwent treatment at the Pavlov Hospital for the mentally ill.
He was released from the Home after they found him "fit".
(With PTI inputs)