Kolkata: In a heart-wrenching incident, five members of a family, including two children and two women, were found dead in their house in Dakshin Dinajpur district of West Bengal on Sunday, police said. Also Read - CBI Raids 40 Places Across 3 States In Connection With Illegal Coal Trade

The tragic incident took place in Jamalpur village, and it is suspected that they were murdered, a senior police officer said. Also Read - IRCTC Latest News: 54 Non-suburban Passenger Trains to Run in West Bengal From Dec 2

“It appears that they were murdered. We have initiated an investigation into the incident. It is in a preliminary stage,” he said.

The bodies were sent for postmortem, the officer added.

(With inputs from PTI)