Hyderabad: Feb up with her husband’s alcoholism, a 38-year-old former nurse killed her eight-month-old daughter before ending her life at Uppal in Hyderabad on Monday.
Identified as Mary Margaret and her eight-month-old daughter Blessy Akshitha, they hailed from Tangutur village in Kurnool district of Andhra Pradesh.
Police officials said that Mary Margaret was married to Simon Prabhakar in 2017. They were putting up at an apartment in Srinivasapuram at Ramanthapur of Uppal.
Mary Margaret worked as a nurse at a private hospital before her marriage. Her husband was a real estate agent.
After the child’s birth, she quit her job and was at home, taking care of the daughter. Her husband’s alcohol addiction has been troubling her and due to which the couple had frequent fights.
It was learnt that they had an argument on Sunday after Prabhakar came home drunk. Police suspect that she killed her child first and then ended her life. Alerted by passersby, police rushed to the spot and started an investigation.