Palakkad: An aged couple were found murdered at Kottayi in Palakkad district on Wednesday morning. The deceased have been identified as Pullayikkal Parambil Swaminathan (72) and his wife Premakumari (62).
The body of Swaminathan was found with strangulation marks was caused by a sharp weapon. Premakumari was also found with her neck strangulated. Police have reached the spot and are investigating.
The murder of the old couple took place at Tholanoor which comes under the Alathoor station limits. It was the neighbours who informed the police about the murder. Fingerprint experts have reached the place for examination and more details will emerge later on.