Hyderabad: An assistant professor of a private engineering college and her 10-year-old son were found hanging in her residence at Hydershakote in Lakshmi Narasimha Colony in Narsingi here on Friday evening. She is suspected have been depressed over ill health and killed her son first and later committed suicide, police said.
The victims were identified as N. Bhargavi (34) and her son G.Varenya. She was married to G.Satish, a software employee. The couple, apart from Varenya, have a one-year-old daughter.
According to the police, they were found hanging from the ceiling fan of their bedroom from two dupattas in the evening. Her family members found them dead and alerted the Narsingi police who said no suicide note was found. Police suspect Bhargavi was depressed over her ill health.
“She was suffering from ill health since her second delivery a year ago. She is suspected to have been depressed and resorted to the extreme step,” police said, adding her family members too had noticed symptoms of depression for the last few days.
A case for murder was booked and is being investigated. The bodies were shifted to the Osmania General Hospital morgue for autopsy.
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