Tamil Nadu

85-year-old robbed and murdered

An 85-year-old woman was murdered in S.N. Palayam near Pallikonda in Vellore district.

The police said G. Janakiammal was living alone after her husband’s death and slept in a pump room near her house. On Friday, some people found her dead with a smashed head. They alerted the Pallikonda police who removed the body to the Government Vellore Medical College Hospital (GVMCH) in Adukamparai for a post-mortem. Preliminary inquiries revealed that the jewels on her person were reported missing. The police said it could be a murder for gain and are investigating.

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