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Fishers Police investigating deaths of man, woman as murder-suicide

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Posted at 4:13 PM, Aug 31, 2022
and last updated 2022-09-02 13:28:54-04

FISHERS — The Hamilton County Coroner's Office says the deaths of a man and a woman found in a Fishers home Wednesday are being investigated as a murder/suicide.

Officers responded to a call at Forsythia Lane around 8:40 a.m. after the caller threatened to harm themselves. This is near 141st Street and Cumberland Road.

When arriving, officers tried to contact the resident, but there was no response. They entered the home and found the bodies of two adults.

The coroner identified the two as Pooja Mehra, 30, and Chetan Bhardwaj, 27, of Fishers. Fishers Police say the two were believed to be married.

Crime Scene Technicians and Detectives began interviewing witnesses and gathering evidence.

Based on the evidence gathered, officials believe the two people are the only ones involved in this incident and there is no ongoing threat to the community.

The official cause and manner of death are pending autopsy and toxicology results.

Anyone with information regarding this case is asked to contact Detective/Sergeant Robbie Ruble at 317-595-3319.