Five bodies have been found in a house in Thatta’s Jhampir. The police have identified them as a woman and her four sons.
All the victims had marks on their necks, according to the initial post-mortem report.
The medical superintendent of Civil Hopsital, Makli said there were rope marks on the necks of the victims.
He said they were hanged. Their mouths were also smelling of poison, he said.
According to the police, a bottle full of poison was found lying next to them.
The deceased have been identified as Masmat Soomri, three-year-old Naik, six-year-old Akash, seven-year-old Mukesh and 10-year-old Ashfaq.
The police is investigating the case further.