A 65-year-old man was found dead in his house at Pandamangalam on Friday. The police have identified the deceased as K. Ramasamy, a differently abled person. P. Muthusamy, a milk vendor, found him dead with his throat slit and informed the police.
The police said that two sovereigns of gold jewellery and Rs. 10,000 were missing from the house.
He is survived by son R. Rangasamy, a farm labourer. Mr. Rangasamy, who is looking after him, had left the house after having lunch with him.