Recently, a baffling news story made headlines around the world. It occurred in New Delhi, India.
Police discovered 11 dead individuals inside a home. All of the victims were blindfolded and most of them even had tape around their mouths. Now, officials believe they know why.
"Ten of the family had been found hanged at their home and all had their mouths and eyes taped shut," police reported.
"Detectives in New Dehli, India believe the family may have carried out a mass suicide as part of a grim spiritual observance. Police said the cryptic notes point 'toward observance of some definite spiritual or mystical practices by the whole family,'" according to The Sun.
Police entered the home after receiving a tip from a caller. They found drastic age ranges among the deceased. There was a 77-year-old woman, her two sons, their wives, a daughter, and five other children.
"The family had lived in the house for more than two decades, the Hindustan Times newspaper reported. It said the house belongs to a businessman who ran a plywood shop and dairy," reported The Sun.
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