New Jersey: An Indian woman and her seven-year-old son were found dead in their home in New Jersey, according to their family in Andhra Pradesh.
The victims were N Sasikala, 40, and her son Anish Sai, their family, in Prakasam district, said on Friday. Sasikala’s husband N Hanumantha Rao found the bodies when he returned home from work on Thursday evening.
Mr Rao and Ms Sasikala both were software professionals. Ms Sasikala used to work from home. The couple had been living in the US for nine years.
Y Sambasiva Rao, a member of Andhra Pradesh state legislative assembly from Prakasam district, spoke to representatives of Telugu Association of North America (TANA) over phone about the incident. He said the mother and her son were strangled to death.
This is the latest in a series of incidents involving Indian IT professionals.
Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu reacted to the incident and expressed his condolences to the family members.
Aeronautical engineer from Telangana, Srinivas Kuchibhotla, 32, was killed when Adam W Purinton, who earlier served in the US Navy, shot him in Olathe, Kansas, on February 23. Vamshi Reddy Mamidala, also from Telangana, was shot dead in Milpitas, California, on February 10 in a garage in his apartment building.