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Burari deaths: Post-mortem report says 10 members of Chundawat family died due to hanging

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

The post-mortem report of 10 members of the Chundawat family, whose bodies were recently recovered from their residence in north Delhi's Burari, has ruled out any foul play and confirmed that they died due to hanging, a senior police said today.

The post-mortem report of 77-year-old Narayan Devi, whose body was recovered from another room, was awaited, though an initial report had said she died due to "partial hanging", he added.

The post-mortem report of the 10 other members of the family said they died due to and no external injury marks were found on the bodies except for a few scratches, the said.

"The final opinion states that the family members died due to ante-mortem We are waiting for Narayan Devi's report," he added.

The bodies of 10 members of the family were found from an iron mesh attached to the ceiling on July 1, while that of was found lying on the floor in another room of the house.

Narayan Devi's daughter (57) and two sons -- (50) and (45) -- were among the deceased.

Bhavnesh's wife (48) and their three children -- Neetu (25), Maneka (23) and Dhirendra (15) -- were also found dead.

The others found dead were Lalit's wife (42), their 15-year-old son and Pratibha's daughter Priyanka, who got engaged last month and was supposed to get married by the year-end.

The police had also found 11 diaries, which contained "psychological musings" and certain things written about the "road to god".

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Wed, July 11 2018. 15:45 IST
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