A 37-year-old woman was found murdered in her first floor apartment in Chromepet on Tuesday evening. Krishnaveni, wife of Jayamurugan, 41, a software engineer who works in Kelambakkam, was found in a pool of blood, with a knife stuck to her neck.
The deceased was alone at her first floor flat on Nellaiyappar street Bharathipuram when the killer gained entry.
Police said they are yet to ascertain the motive behind the murder and that they are ascertaining the details of valuable missing from the house.
Techie’s wife murdered at Chromepet
The woman was supposed to pick up her children from school around 4 pm and since she had failed to turn up, school authorities informed the father, police investigations revealed. Jeya Murugan had then alerted the relative, staying in the same area.
Preliminary investigations suggested that there was no forced entry into the house.