Senior Citizen’s Dead Body Found in Her Own Home

  October 17, 2023 By: INSEC

Dead body of 72-year-old Padam Maya Nepal of Sunkoshi Rural Municipality-1 was found underneath the a pile of old clothes and paddy sacks inside her house on October 15, 2023.

She was reported to be out of contact since October 13. The locals reported the police after discovering her body on October 13, during a search of her house. Ramkumar Shrestha, Ward Chairperson of Sunkoshi Rural Municipality-1, confirmed that Padmaya’s body was found underneath a pile of old clothes and two sacks of paddy.

According to the her son and the neighbors, they noticed a decomposing smell outside the room, they proceeded to open the door and found the body in a decomposed state.

DSP Chiranjibi Dahal from the District Police Office disclosed that Padmaya Nepal, who had been residing alone, was discovered dead within her residence after she had gone out of contact since October 13.

According to DSP Dahal, the sons of the deceased, Krishna Bahadur Nepal, 55 and Madhav Kumar Nepal,42, reported the body to the Khurkot Area Police Station. After conducting an investigation, the police team sent the body to Teaching Hospital in Kathmandu for a post-mortem. He said that the incident can be suspected as murder and further investigation is underway.

Local residents have requested an investigation, expressing concerns that Padmaya Nepal may have been murdered as the door was locked from outside and her body was pressed  with clothes and paddy.

Nabin Babu Adhikari.