Elderly couple found dead in Hapur

An elderly couple was found dead under mysterious circumstances at their residence in Hapur city, 50 km from here, police officials said on Tuesday.

Last Updated: Nov 09, 2010, 15:24 PM IST

Ghaziabad: An elderly couple was found
dead under mysterious circumstances at their residence in
Hapur city, 50 km from here, police officials said on Tuesday.

The bodies of Ram Prashad (67), a retired railways
official, and his wife (65) were discovered yesterday when
their neighbours entered the house through a roof after their
repeated knocks on the door went unanswered, Superintendent of
Police M M Beg said.

The neighbours immediately informed the police, who
broke open the main door to enter the house. The couple`s son,
who stayed at Sahibabad, also rushed to the site.

Some jewellery worn by the woman were allegedly found
missing, Beg said, adding household items were also scattered
around the room.

Police suspect that the accused killed the couple as
they resisted their loot attempt.

PTI