Thu, 19 May 2022

New Delhi [India], January 19 (ANI): Four children and a woman were found dead inside their house in Seemapuri area of Delhi on Wednesday, Delhi Police said.

A police team reached the spot after receiving a call at 1.30 pm. From initial investigations, it is suspected that all five inhaled toxic fumes from a fireplace inside the room. The family resided on the fifth floor of the house. The police team also recovered an angithi from the room.

The postmortem of bodies is underway.

According to Delhi Police, it is the rented accommodation where the family lived.

The deceased include a woman (30) and her two daughters, aged 11 years and 4 years and two sons aged 8 years and 3 years.

DCP Shahdara said, "As per the initial investigation, they died due to suffocation due to angithi but the actual cause of death can be ascertained only after the postmortem report." (ANI)

More Delhi News

Access More

Sign up for New Delhi News

a daily newsletter full of things to discuss over drinks.and the great thing is that it's on the house!