11 members of a family found dead in Delhi home

The police in New Delhi are trying to ascertain if the deaths were by suicide or murder

The police in New Delhi are trying to ascertain if the deaths were by suicide or murder

Police say they have found 11 bodies, 10 of them blindfolded and hanging from the roof of a home in the northern part of the Indian capital. Police have rushed to the spot to find out more clues about the incident.

Police were investigating whether they died by suicide or were killed, he said. Of the eleven, seven were women and four men.

Preliminary investigation revealed that the head of the family is running a plywood shop in the same premises. Around 8 am, a neighbour with whom the businessman used to go for morning walks went to call him and found door open and found the family, including the businessman, hanging. "The last, a 75-year-old female, was dead on the floor", a Delhi police official told AFP. The house has been barricaded and the police were questioning the neighbours. At that time, Barmer Superintendent of Police, Gangdeep Singla had said that the post-mortem reports have no signs of rape and it looks like the family has committed suicide.

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