Triple murder in Kolkata: Woman, 2 children found dead

A woman along with her two sons has been found dead at her home in Palm Avenue area in Kolkata on early Saturday, police said.

Last Updated: Jan 16, 2016, 14:15 PM IST
Triple murder in Kolkata: Woman, 2 children found dead
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Kolkata: A woman along with her two sons has been found dead at her home in Palm Avenue area in Kolkata on early Saturda, police said.

35-year-old Jessica Fonsica and her twin sons, 16, were found dead with their throat slits inside their house, according to police. Her 49-year-old husband, who was found severely injured in the flat, was rushed to a hospital, where he was given medical treatment.

The incident was reported by Jessica's sister Shabana, who stays nearby. Fonsica family had went out for dinner at a city restaurant and returned home very late on Friday night, Shabana told police.

It is being speculated that the incident must have taken place between 3 am and 5 pm on early Saturday. Interestingly, Jessica lives in a house that is opposite to government apartment where former West Bengal Chief Minister and CPI-M leader Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee stays.

Police are recording Jessica's husband statement, who according to doctors has received medical aid and is in a condition to give details.