April 23, 2021 1:59:48 am
A woman was found dead in Dewas district of Madhya Pradesh after three members of her family, who had tested positive for Covid-19 and were undergoing treatment, died within a week, police said on Thursday.
In what is suspected to be a case of death by suicide, the victim was found hanging in her house on Wednesday.
Dewas SP Shiv Dayal said, “The police received a call early on Wednesday. While prima facie it appears to be suicide, we are investigating the matter and are looking for a suicide note.”
The woman is survived by two children. Her husband Swapneesh Garg, brother-in-law Sanjay and mother-in-law Chandrakala was shifted from Dewas to a hospital in Indore for Covid-19 treatment.
While Chandrakala died on April 14, Sanjay died April 17 and Swapneesh died April 19. Chandrakala’s husband Balkishan is currently on ventilator support in Indore and Sanjay’s 12-year-old is also critical and undergoing treatment, it is learnt.
📣 The Indian Express is now on Telegram. Click here to join our channel (@indianexpress) and stay updated with the latest headlines
- The Indian Express website has been rated GREEN for its credibility and trustworthiness by Newsguard, a global service that rates news sources for their journalistic standards.