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Man, wife kill children, selves

Tirunelveli: A 38-year-old man, suffering from jaundice, allegedly committed suicide by consuming poison along with his wife after poisoning their two children near Papanasam in the district on Thursday, police said. The bodies of the man, his 28-year-old wife, son and daughter, aged seven and three, were found by his mother-in-law on Thursday morning.

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The man, who was working as a T-shirt designer in Tirupur, had been undergoing treatment for jaundice for which he had come to the district 15 days ago, police said.


He was reportedly upset over his condition and hence could have taken the extreme step, they said.

However, investigations are on to find the exact reason for the suicide, police said, adding that the bodies have been sent for post-mortem.
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