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Sullia : Man accused of killing daughter-in-law found dead in forest

Sullia : Man accused of killing daughter-in-law found dead in forest

Mangalore Today News Network

Sullia, Jan 29, 2015: A 57 year old man who  was at large ever since he allegedly shot dead his daughter-in-law over a property dispute at Uppukala in Kollamogaru  Panchayat limits near Subrahmanya was on January 28,  Wednesday found dead   in a forest  area at Kotnadka-Uppukala. Only his skeletal remains were found and it is suspected that  he might have died several days ago.

uppulaThe man identified as Nagappa Gowda was missing ever since he reportedly killed his daughter-in-law Vidya after a heated exchange of words with her. Though police along with ANF help had launched an intensive search for him in the nearby forest areas, he could not be traced.

Meanwhile, it was said that some people had seen him enter the forest area and had also heard gun shots. It is also said that Nagappa Gowda who owned a gun was an expert in shooting and was also known for his aggressive behaviour.

The skeletal remains were noticed on Wednesday by some people who  had gone to search a missing cow. Some clothes and a gun were also found nearby and it was confirmed that the skeletal remains were that of Gowda.

Only investigations may reveal if Gowda had committed suicide or had died out of hunger. Subrahmanya police are investigating.

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