Sundargarh: Family dispute turned fatal as a man allegedly murdered his wife and later committed suicide at Ganua village under Koida police limits in Odisha’s Sundargarh district today.
According to reports, Pradeep Panthei of the village had a heated exchange of words with his wife Rebati late last night. The verbal duel took an ugly turn as Pradeed thrashed Rebati to death with an wooden plank.
After the villagers came to know about the death of the woman this morning, they informed police. On reaching the spot, cops found the body of Pradeep hanging from ceiling of the house.
Police have recovered the two bodies and sent those for post-mortem. The deceased couple is survived by three children.