Berhampur: A couple was allegedly committed suicide by consuming poison at their residence in Podamari Bhanja village under Patapur police limits of Ganjam district.
The deceased have been identified as Santosh Gouda and his wife Nayani gouda of the same village.
While the actual cause behind their death is yet to be ascertained, locals suspect that the family feud led them to take such a step.
According to sources, the matter came to light on Saturday morning when locals barged into their house and found both lying on the floor.
On being informed, the police reached the spot and recovered the bodies. Santosh had died in the house, while Nayani was immediately admitted to Digapahandi medical where the doctors declared her dead.
Later, the police team sent their bodies for post mortem and have started a probe into the matter. The police also suspect that the couple consumed poison due to some family feud.
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