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Pune: IT professional, wife, child found dead in home

Press Trust of India  |  Pune 

A 35-year-old IT professional and his wife were allegedly found hanging, and their five-year-old son dead, inside their flat in area here today.

Police suspect that the couple might have committed suicide but are uncertain about the cause of the child's death, officials said.

Police have identified the deceased as Jayesh Patel (35), his wife (4), who originally hail from

"Today morning, neighbours, who developed suspicion after the Patels did not open the door for long time, summoned the housing society office bearers and later called the police control room," said (Chaturshringi) Dayanand Dhome.

He said that both husband and wife were found from the ceiling while the child was found dead on the floor.

"It is unclear how died and his post-mortem report is awaited," said the

Police said friends and relatives of the Patels have informed that was unwell and Jayesh was worried about his son's health.

"We are in the process of recording the statements of the relatives," police added.

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First Published: Fri, January 19 2018. 14:15 IST