Cuttack: In a barbaric incident, an elderly couple was allegedly murdered at their house in Beleswar village under Madhupatna police limits in Cuttack.
According to sources, the bodies with throats slitted was recovered late last night after neighbours broke open the doors.
Reportedly, the daughter of the couple called the latter last night. After her calls remained unanswered, she sought the help of the neighbours and asked them to check on her parents.
Following this, neighbours went to their home. After repeated knocks, the neighbours informed cops, who broke open the door and found the bodies lying in a pool of blood.
Cuttack DCP Akhileswar Singh along with other police officials initiated the investigation and seized the body for post mortem.
Later, a four-member scientific team reached the spot to continue the probe.
Meanwhile, the exact circumstances that led to the murder of the couple is yet to be ascertained, sources said.