Daijiworld Media Network – Mangaluru (DV)
Mangaluru, Jan 28: A man killed his wife at an apartment here at Kapikad on Saturday January 28.
The deceased are identified as Shailaja (64) and Dinesh Rao (65).
Dinesh Rao was a retired Canara Bank manager.
It is learnt that the woman was bedridden from a few years. Two nurses were employed to look after the elderly couple.
It is suspected that Dinesh killed his wife this morning on Saturday and later ended his life hanging.
Police commissioner N Shashi kumar visited the spot. Speaking to media persons, he said, "Two people were found dead in an apartment under Urwa police station limits. Shailaja was bed-ridden for the past 6 to 8 years due to illness. The incident came to light when the house nurse came in the morning. Due to the ill health of his wife, Dinesh was worried. The couple has two daughters, one stays in Mysuru and another one in the US. More details will be known after forensic examination."