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Elderly brother, sister found dead in their residence in Delhi

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Two elderly persons in the Rana Pratap Bagh area of the national capital were found dead, police said on Thursday, adding the deceased could have died due to lack of food and extreme heat.
 
The bodies of Chaman Lal Khosla (95) and his sister Raj Kumari (77) were found in a decomposed stage inside their residence. Police have sent the bodies for post-mortem examination to find out the actual cause of death.
 
The incident come to light on Wednesday morning when a milk vendor went to their house.
 
"He knocked on the door for 10 minutes, but there was no response. He informed the neighbours who forced open the door. The two siblings were lying inside the house and a rotten smell was coming out of it," said a police officer from Bharat Nagar police station.
 
"The police investigation team has not found any external injuries on their bodies. The neighbours said that Raj Kumari was doing household jobs. It is possible that she died first and her brother died due to lack of food and heat," The official said.A
 
Chaman Lal and Raj Kumari were living in their ancestral house (number A-20/3) in Rana Pratap Bagh and both were unmarried. They barely interacted with their neighbours.
 
Raj Kumari had retired from the postal and telegraph department and was getting a pension. She was bearing the expenses to run the house. Chaman Lal was an insurance agent.
 
According to the statement of the milkman, he delivered milk on Sunday and when he came on Monday, the deceased didn't open the door. He returned without delivering the milk. The same happened on Tuesday as well, police said.
 
IANS
 

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