New York: A devastating incident has occurred in Plainsboro, New Jersey, where an Indian-origin family of four has been found dead, raising suspicions of a murder-suicide. The victims have been identified as Tej Pratap Singh (43), Sonal Parihar (42), their 10-year-old son, and six-year-old daughter. The bodies were discovered by police officers who responded to a welfare check request at their home.
County Prosecutor Yolanda Ciccone confirmed the tragic incident, expressing deep sorrow. Although the exact cause of their deaths has not been disclosed, officials have ruled out shooting. Autopsies are being conducted to determine the cause of death.
Plainsboro Mayor Peter Cantu expressed the community’s profound grief, stating, “What happened in our community is beyond comprehension.” Law enforcement sources, speaking anonymously, indicated that the man killed his family before taking his own life.
Family members, visibly shocked, gathered outside the home, describing the parents as a happy couple. Both parents worked in the information technology sector, with one specializing in human resources. The incident has left the community in shock and mourning.