Reena Malagithi(35), son Aditya(12) daughter Sahitya aged 4 were found brutally murdered at their house in Kuvempu nagar this morning.
Sources say strangers entered the house on Saturday night and may have killed them. Rakesh husband of Reena was not in town for the past 3 days.
The incident came to light only when Harsh (16) relative of Rakesh was on the same floor but his room was locked from outside. He somehow broke the door and was shocked to find out what had happened. Police sources said Reena was found in a pool of blood in her bed room on the first floor with her throat slit. The assailant has drowned the 12 year old boy and a 5 year old girl in a bucket of water in the bathroom.
Police said the primia facie murder could have been for personal reasons. The murder is expected to have entered the house from the terrace by breaking open the terrace-door leading from a staircase on the outside of the adjacent house. The murder used a plastic pipe to climb up to Malgatti’s house.