Mysuru: The Indian woman and her two children, found dead in Dublin in Ireland last week, hailed from a village in this district in Karnataka and had gone there only seven months ago. Also Read - 8 Dead in Dynamite Blast At Quarry in Karnataka's Shivamogga, CM Yediyurappa Orders High-level Probe

Local police said they were in touch with the woman’s family in Hadaganahalli in Periyapatna Taluk after Seema Banu (37), her children Asfira (11) and Faizan Syed (7) were found dead on October 28 in Ballinteer in South Dublin. Also Read - Thanks to Karnataka Police, Woman Reunited With Her 9-Month-Old Son After He Was Left Abandoned

Banu’s husband Syed Sameer is a software engineer in Dublin and the family had gone to Ireland seven months ago. Also Read - Wait Over! Tesla Finally Enters India as it Registers Office in Bengaluru; Karnataka CM Tweets Welcome to Elon Musk

The Dundrum Garda Station in Dublin has commenced a murder investigation, police here said.

“Yes, we are in touch with the family,” a police officer told PTI without elaborating further.

The Indian Embassy in Ireland had posted a message stating that it was deeply shocked to learn about the deaths.