Mangauru, Oct 18: An elderly husband and wife ended their life by suicide at Padekarya in Badagannur of Puttur taluk in Dakshina Kannada district.
The deceased are Subrahmanya Bhat (84) and Sharada Bhat (78). They were farmers.
The couple had slept in a room on the ground floor of the house while their children had slept on the first floor.
The suicide came to light when their son entered their room in the morning.
It was said that Sharada Bhat was suffering from diabetes and age-related ailments. Both were worried about the same and took the extreme step to end their lives, said P Nagesh Bhat, son of the deceased in his complaint to the police.
The jurisdictional Sampya Police have visited the spot.