Five persons including a nine-month-old baby were found dead in their house on Chetan Circle fourth cross in Thigalarapalya of Magadi Road on Friday evening.
A two-and-half-year-old girl who starved for almost four days was found unconscious in the house. The police have rescued the girl and have rushed her to the hospital for treatment. According to preliminary investigation, police found that all four adults allegedly killed themselves by hanging in different rooms by closing the door and windows. The baby was found dead on the bed. The police are yet to confirm if the baby died without food.
The police are questioning the neighbours about when they last saw the family and if they have heard anyone fighting or screaming in the house. They are going to question Shankar on his whereabouts and why he came home only on Friday. The police are also going to verify the cause of death of the baby through post mortem. The reason for their extreme step is yet to be ascertained. A case of unnatural death has been taken up by the jurisdiction, Byadarahalli police and further investigation is on.