Thodupuzha:Police unearthed 4 bodies which were buried in the backyard of a house at Vannappuram in Idukki district on Wednesday morning.
The bodies of Mundanmudi Kanat Krishnan (51), his wife Susheela (50) and children Asha Krishnan (21) and Arjun (17) were found buried in the backyard of their house. The bodies were recovered in a pit dug near the cattle shed of the house by a team led by the Thodupuzha Thahsildar.
A family of four had gone missing under mysterious circumstances near Vannappuram in Idukki district from Wednesday onwards.
Neighbours said the family members were not seen for about three days and when they enquired about it, they found a pit covered in a suspicious manner. Locals also found blood stains on the wall of the house and floor. They immediately informed the police.
Locals said that Krishnan used to conduct black magic inside his house and police are looking at this too. Kaliyar police have reached the place and are investigating.