A retired bank employee, Vijaya Mohan, 68, and his wife, Vasantha Kokila, 60, committed suicide by hanging themselves to the ceiling hook at a lodge at Punjagutta on Thursday, the police said.

A suicide note purportedly written by them stated that they were ending their lives due to ill-health and no one was responsible for their death, the Punjagutta ACP, J. Subbarami Reddy, told reporters. The couple from Vijayawada was living at Panduranga Nagar in Motinagar. They checked into Santosh Residency around 3.30 p.m. Bodies of the wife and husband were found hanging to the ceiling, the police said.