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Mumbai: Techie returns from US, finds mother's corpse decomposed

PTI
Published : Aug 7, 2017, 11:45 am IST
Updated : Aug 7, 2017, 11:45 am IST

The body was completely decomposed, the official said, adding that the exact cause and time of her death is yet to be ascertained.

Mumbai police. (Photo: PTI/File)
 Mumbai police. (Photo: PTI/File)

Mumbai: The decomposed body of a 63-year-old woman was found at her residence in Mumbai's suburban Andheri on Monday, a senior police official said.

The woman, identified as Asha Sahani, according to the police.

"She had been living alone at her apartment in Lokhandwala Complex in Andheri after the death of her husband. Her only son, Rituraj, is a software engineer and stays in the US," the official said.

"Rituraj landed in Mumbai today. After he reached their house in Lokhandwala, he rang the door bell, but did not get any response from inside. Rituraj then called a key maker and got the door opened around 4:30 pm," the official said on Sunday.

The body was completely decomposed, the official said, adding that the exact cause and time of her death is yet to be ascertained.

Her body has been sent to hospital for post-mortem.

Oshiwara police have registered a case of accidental death and further investigation into the matter is underway.

Tags: accidental death, investigation, mumbai police
Location: India, Maharashtra, Mumbai (Bombay)