A homemaker and a labourer ended their lives in separate instances in the city on Tuesday night.

Rekha Bhat (30), mother of a four-year-old son, was found hanging at her house in Malleswaram 8th Cross by her husband Subba Rama Bhat, a priest, when he came home after visiting relatives.

The couple had married five years ago.

Muralidhar (32), a painter, hanged himself at his house in Someshwara Layout when his wife and two children were away. The suicide came to light Wednesday morning when neighbours noticed Muralidhar had not opened the door.