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Kerala: Five members of a family found dead

News Agencies | Updated on: 5 March 2024, 16:01 IST
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Pala (Kerala): A family of five including three kids were found dead in a house in the Pala area of Kottayam district, a police official said. Members of the deceased family were identified as Jayson Thomas (44), Mareena Benny (29), Geralda (4) and Jeril (7 months) all natives of Akalakunnam.

The head of the family, Jayson was a driver by profession. According to the police official, the primary conclusion is that Jayson died by suicide after killing his wife and children.

They lived in a rental house in the Poovarani area of Pala. Jayson was found hanging inside the house, and the rest of the family members were also found dead indoors.

The police further stated that, according to reports, Jayson asked his elder brother in the morning to come home. The brother went inside and found Jayson hanging in the house. Police had started an investigation.
Further details are awaited.


First published: 5 March 2024, 16:01 IST