Dakshineshwar (WB), Apr 7 (PTI) An elderly couple was found dead today at a hotel near here in North 24 Parganas district, police said.

The couple had checked into the hotel yesterday, the police said.

The employees of the hotel, which is located under the jurisdiction of Belghoria police station, informed the police after they did not get any response from the couple since this morning, a police officer said.

The couple did not open the door of their room as well, he said.

The police reached the hotel, broke open the door of the room and found the couple dead, the officer said.

No injury marks were found on the bodies, the Deputy Commissioner II of Barrackpore Commissionerate, Dhrubajyoti Dey, said.

The deceased were identified as 78-year-old Subrata Neogi and 71-year-old Kankan Neogi, and they were residents of 2, Brojendra Lal Ganguly Lane within limits of Charu Market police station in Kolkata, Dey said.

The bodies have been sent for post-mortem examination, he said.

The exact reason behind their death would be known only after the post-mortem examination, he added.

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