Two persons were found dead in the room of a hotel on Coonoor Road here on Sunday.

Speaking to The Hindu , the Deputy Superintendent of Police, G.S. Anita, said that they were identified as Santosh Nayar (38) of Mumbai and Ashokan (49) of Thrissur.

They had checked into the room on October 3. Since they had not opened the door of their room for an unusually long time on Sunday, it was forced open. It is suspected that they had consumed poison. The reason for them to have taken the extreme step is under investigation.

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