Police recovered the bodies of four members of a family at Debpur village in Sadar upazila of Chandpur on Monday morning. The deceased were identified as Mainuddin, 35, his wife Fatema Begum, 24, their daughter Mithila, 5, and one-year-old son Siam. Local people spotted the bodies this morning and informed police, said Zihad Kabir, superintendent of Chandpur Police.
Police suspect that Mainuddin might have committed suicide by hanging himself after killing his wife and strangled two children. Rampur union parishad chairman Mamun Patwary said Mainuddin, a bakery worker in Chattogram, came home on Sunday night. Md Jahed Parvez, superintendent of Chandpur Sadar (circle), said police found Fatema’s floating body in a pond near their house.