Incident Reports

Mother along with her two children found dead hanging in a tree in Pyuthan


Lumbini, Pyuthan, Pyuthan, Ward 1

Three people, including a mother and two children, were found hanging in the same tree in the Ratamata community forest of Pyuthan Municipality-1. The deceased have been identified as 26-year-old Gayatri Sunar, her 6-year-old daughter Prakriti and approximately one-year-old son Sushant.

Locals had informed the police after seeing their bodies on May 25. Police have taken the body to the district hospital in Pyuthan for postmortem. The cause of his death has not been disclosed yet. However, the mother is suspected of committing suicide by hanging herself after hanging her children.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Interpersonal
Primary Form Murder/attempted Murder
Secondary Form Suicide
Weapons Other
Primary Cause Domestic violence
Actor 1 - Number of people 1
Actor 1 - Affiliations Family/relative
Actor 1 - Youth noyouth
Actor 2 - Number of people 2
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Family/relative
Actor 2 - Youth youth
Total Killed 2
Female Killed 1
Youth Killed 2
Total damaged Buildings 00
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