Meghalaya residents find missing person's body in suspected murder-suicide case
Residents of Kynshi Bangla village in West Khasi Hills, on Monday, discovered the decomposed body of a 34-year-old man who was earlier reported missing.
According to the village Sordar Aibanrikupar Syiemlieh, they found the body in the backyard of an abandoned house near NH-44 E.
They identified the body as that of 34-year-old Phlainingstar Syiemlieh, of Kynshi Bangla who had gone missing a week back.
The Sordar informed that there was a house nearby belonging to 33-year-old Dijestarfield L Nonglait, who witnesses said, was at the crime scene on Monday.
"When the villagers and police went to investigate the house, they found Nonglait hanging from the ceiling," he said.
"Both the deceased were good friends, and it appears that the incidents are inter-related."
Police handed over the matter to Mairang Police Station and investigation is still ongoing.