Bhubaneswar: Mystery shrouds the death of a newly-wed couple in Kumbhar Sahi at Kapileshwar under Lingaraj police limits here. The two deceased have been identified as Rakesh Rout (32) and Menakshi Rout (26), who were found dead inside their house on Friday morning.
Sources said, the two had married three months ago and were staying in Kapileswar Kumbhar Sahi. Rakesh was working as newspaper hawker. When they did not open the door of the house till late in the morning, locals called the police. The police broke open the door and found Rakesh hanging from ceiling of the house and the body of his wife lying on the ground.
While the exact cause behind the deaths is yet to be ascertained, preliminary investigation suggests that it is a case of suicide. The bodies have been sent for post-mortem and the Lingaraj police have registered a case of unnatural death and have started investigating into the matter.