VELLORE: Radhammal (65), a widow, who was staying alone on Tenth Cross Street in Bharathiyar Nagar Extension in Dharapadavedu Municipality, was found murdered in her house on Thursday.

According to the police, it appeared to be murder for gain as her jewels were missing.

The police went to her house on getting information that the door was not opened despite knocks by a gas company worker who came to deliver a cylinder in the morning.

Three special parties have been formed to nab the culprits, according to Katpadi Inspector V. Mahendran.

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