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Koodathai Murders

The Kerala Police is investigating six murders in Koodathai village in Kozhikode district of North Kerala. Jolly Joseph, who belongs to this village, has confessed to murdering her husband, parents in law, and three other members of the extended family by giving them cyanide in food over a period of 14 years.

KOODATHAI MURDERS NEWS

Kerala ‘serial killings’: Jolly Joseph allegedly attempts suicide in jail, admitted to hospital

February 27, 2020 11:51 am

The prisoner was immediately admitted to the district hospital and subsequently to the Medical College in Kozhikode where her condition is said to be stable.

Fact Check: How is killer cyanide in Kerala monitored?

October 12, 2019 10:03 am

Kerala is among the country’s biggest consumers of gold jewellery. How is cyanide stocked in the state, and how is its distribution regulated?

Kerala cyanide murders: Court remands prime accused Jolly, 2 others in police custody for six days

October 10, 2019 3:43 pm

Jolly Joseph (47), the prime suspect, is accused of murdering her husband, her in-laws and three other members of the extended family by mixing cyanide in their food over a period of 14 years.

Kerala ‘serial killings’: Demands raised to probe three more deaths

October 10, 2019 10:22 am

Last week, police arrested Jolly Joseph (47), who hails from Koodathai village, on charges of killing her husband, parents-in-law and three other members of the Ponnamattom family over 14 years since 2002.

Films based on Kerala cyanide murders in the offing

October 10, 2019 7:31 am

Actor Dini Daniel posted a poster of the film on Facebook which is based on the Koodathayi murders.

Kerala: Second husband of ‘serial killer’ questioned, politicians under scanner

October 10, 2019 7:31 am

Kozhikode Rural SP K G Simon said that Shaju Zacharias, a high school teacher, was also questioned last week along with Jolly. “However, there was no evidence to connect him with the murders.

Jovial, friendly, pious: Shocked Kerala town recalls its ‘serial killer’

October 10, 2019 7:31 am

On Saturday police arrested the Jolly Joseph on the charge of murdering her first husband, his parents, and three other members of his extended family here, over a period of 14 years, with cyanide in their food.

Using cyanide, Kerala woman murdered six members of family over 14 years, say police

October 10, 2019 7:32 am

The woman, Jolly Joseph, who belongs to Koodathai village in Kozhikode district of North Kerala, has confessed to all six murders, Kozhikode Rural superintendent of police K G Simon told reporters.