Woman, son murdered in their house

Last Updated: Tue, Nov 27, 2012 18:00 hrs

New Delhi, Nov 27 (IANS) The decomposed body of a 20−year−old woman and her two−year−old son was found in their rented house here Tuesday evening, police said.

The bodies of Nisha and her son were recovered from their house in Swatantra Nagar near Narela in north Delhi.

Police suspect that the victims were killed by a man who introduced himself as Santosh Kumar and claimed to be the woman's husband while taking the house on rent 20 days ago.

The bodies were recovered from the house around 6.30 p.m. after neighbours complained of foul smell emanating from it. The landlord later informed police.

Initial medical test revealed that the victims were strangled about five days ago, police said.

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