Six members of a family including two minors and an octogenarian have been found murdered in Madi Municipality-1 of Sankhuwasabha district, on Monday morning.

The deceased have been identified as Tej Bahadur Karki, 58, of Khola Gaun, his mother Parbata 84, spouse Manamaya, 56, daughter-in-law Ranjana, 28, grandson Deepak, 10, and grand-daughter Goma, 5, informed Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP), Laldhwaj Subedi. They were killed using a sharp weapon, added DSP Subedi.

The neighbours of the family found them dead this morning and reported it to the police, according to local teacher Yogendra Ojha.

A police team under the command of DSP Subedi from the district headquarters, Khandbari has already left for the site to investigate the incident.

Likewise, a team of police from the Area Police Office, Chainpur has reached the incident site to assist in the investigation.