Victims/deceased names: 1. Arun Kumar Singh 2. Archana (wife) 3. Ariba (12-year-old daughter) 4. Aarav (4-year-old son) : “Doctor in UP Kills Wife and Children, Dies by Suicide; Depression Suspected”

Death – Obituary – Accident and Crime News : Tragic Incident Unfolds as Doctor in Uttar Pradesh Kills Family and Commits Suicide

In a shocking turn of events, a 45-year-old doctor, identified as Arun Kumar Singh, employed as an eye specialist at the Modern Rail Coach Factory Hospital in Rae Bareli, Uttar Pradesh, took the lives of his wife and two children before ultimately ending his own life. The horrifying incident came to light late on Tuesday when one of Singh’s colleagues attempted to reach out to him and his family but received no response.

Upon further investigation, it was discovered that Singh’s wife, 40-year-old Archana, and their two young children, Ariba (12) and Aarav (4), were found lifeless inside their residence within the hospital complex. The police had to forcefully enter the premises after the family failed to answer the door. Tragically, the minors had succumbed to severe head injuries, while Singh himself was found hanging.

Authorities have initially speculated that Singh may have injected his children with a sedative to render them unconscious before carrying out this horrific act. Superintendent of Police Alok Priyadarshi confirmed that the doctor appeared to have suffered from depression, shedding light on the possible motive behind this devastating incident.

Disturbingly, the family had not been seen by their neighbors for two days, leading to concerns about their well-being. The shocking discovery of their demise has left the community in a state of shock and disbelief, as they grapple with the loss of a seemingly happy and accomplished family.

The incident has sent shockwaves through the medical community and beyond, highlighting the importance of mental health awareness and support for healthcare professionals. The authorities have launched a thorough investigation to uncover any underlying factors that may have contributed to this tragedy.

The loss of four lives in such a gruesome manner serves as a grim reminder of the pressing need for mental health resources and intervention. As the community mourns this devastating loss, it is imperative that society comes together to address the mental health challenges faced by individuals, offering them the support and assistance they require to prevent such tragic incidents from occurring in the future.

Published By: Vani Mehrotra
Published On: Dec 6, 2023

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