YSR District: A couple attempted to commit suicide in which the woman died while the husband is battling for life at the hospital. The incident took place in the early hours of Thursday at Rajupalem, YSR district.

According to the police, Valapu Harish Kumar Reddy and his wife Srilatha (27) fell in love and married six years ago against their parent's wishes. They both had a 2-year-old child who died on October 15 due to fever. The couple were unable to digest their daughter's death, It is learned that they had some financial problems too.

On Thursday morning, the depressed couple consumed poison to end life. The family members and locals learned the matter and sent them to Proddutur private hospital where Srilatha died while undergoing treatment and Harish Kumar was shifted to Kurnool. Based on a complaint given by the woman's father Kumaraswamy, SI Srinivasulu filed a case and started probing the matter.

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