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TAMBARAM: A 70-year-old woman was found dead at her house in Shankar Nagar near Tambaram on Friday evening.

Chennai Suburban Police said Rajammal was living with her daughter Govindammal on Bhaktvatsalam Street. Govindammal was working as an attender at a branch of a nationalised bank at St. Thomas Mount. She returned home around 7 p.m. She noticed the front door open and her mother lying dead on her mattress, with blood stains around her neck.

Gold chains and bangles worn by the victim, weighing around 8 sovereigns, and Rs.15,000 cash were missing.

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