Gurgaon doctoral degree holder commits suicide after killing wife, children

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Gurgaon, Jul 1 (PTI) A senior staffer with a Hyderabad-based Pharma company allegedly killed his wife and two children by stabbing them and slitting their throats before ending his life in their Uppal Southend home here, police said on Monday.

Prakash Singh, 55, a PhD holder, was found hanging from a ceiling fan on Sunday night with a suicide note stating that "he was not able to handle his family and is responsible for the deaths of his wife, son and daughter", a police official said.

His wife Sonu Singh (50), who ran a school in Gurgaon, daughter Aditi (22) and son Aditya (13) were found dead with injuries inflicted with a sharp weapon, they said.

"The police control room received a call at 9 am. Our team reached Uppal Southend and found the main entrance door of Prakash's house locked from inside," Assistant Commissioner of Police (Sadar) Aman Yadav told PTI...