Man dies by suicide minutes after son kills himself.
CHENNAI: Kumari jagriti Sourya, 07 October 2022, A 40-year-old man in Kundrathur committed himself on Thursday after discovering his 14-year-old son, whom he had chastised for playing phone games, hanging from the ceiling, according to police.
Sundar, 40, a carpenter from Thiruvalluvar Street in Kundrathur, had admonished his younger son Naveen, stating he was in Class X and should focus on his studies.
Naveen probably hanged himself with a saree when he was alone at home, according to police.
Sundar got home to see his son dangling from the ceiling and immediately called his neighbors. They discovered that Naveen had died.
Sundar, agitated, sliced his neck and hands with a kitchen knife.
He then shut himself in a room and committed suicide by hanging himself.
Neighbors contacted Kundrathur police, who sent the remains to Chromepet government hospital for autopsies.
A case has been filed, and an investigation is proceeding.