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Odisha Sun Times Bureau
Jajpur, Dec 30:

A family feud turned fatal for a couple as a person committed suicide after killing his wife at Jhinkiria village under Binjharpur police station in Odisha’s Jajpur district today.

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According to reports, one Goura Mallick of the village killed his wife Jharana by slitting her throat with a chopper in front of their six-year-old daughter last night following a family dispute over selling of paddy.

After committing the crime, he went away locking the child inside the house.

Hearing cries of the girl, neighbours opened the door this morning and found the body in a pool of blood following which they informed police.

On the other hand, Goura Mallick’s body was found hanging from a tree on the outskirts of the village.

Police reached the spot started investigation.