India police find bodies of 11 family members hanging from the roof

Police in India's capital said they found 11 bodies in a home in mysterious circumstances on Sunday, 10 of them blindfolded and hanging from the roof.

The victims belonged to the same family and most had lived in one home in Burari village in the northern part of New Delhi, said police officer Vineet Kumar.

Police are investigating whether the victims - four men, three women and four girls - died by suicide or were killed, Kumar said, adding that no suicide note was found.

There were no bullet marks on the bodies of the victims, and there was no sign of forced entry into the house, Kumar said.

The victims belonged to a family and most had lived in one home in Burari village in the northern part of New Delhi, said police officer Vineet Kumar. Pictured: Police at the scene today

The victims belonged to a family and most had lived in one home in Burari village in the northern part of New Delhi, said police officer Vineet Kumar. Pictured: Police at the scene today

Indian policemen secure the area near a building where 11 family members were found dead inside their home in the neighbourhood of Burari in New Delhi

Indian policemen secure the area near a building where 11 family members were found dead inside their home in the neighbourhood of Burari in New Delhi

Ten bodies, blindfolded by cotton and pieces of cloth, were found hanging from an iron grill used as a ventilator in the home's courtyard, while the body of a 70-year-old woman was lying on the floor of the house, said a police official who spoke on condition of anonymity, in line with department policy.

The family was living in the house for more than two decades, the Hindustan Times newspaper reported. It said the house belongs to a businessman who ran a plywood shop and dairy. 

The

read more from dailymail.....

Get the latest news delivered to your inbox

Follow us on social media networks

PREV Woman killed in fire in bar in St-Gabriel-de-Brandon
NEXT Embattled former Trump lawyer Michael Cohen is spotted storming out of ...