Police recovered the throat-slit bodies of a couple and their two children at Khalsi village in Helatala union under Kalaroa upazila of Satkhira on Thursday morning.
The deceased were identified as Shahinur Rahman, 40, his wife Sabina Khatun, 35, and their son Siam Hossain, 10, and daughter Taslima, 8, all of them hailing from the area.
Raihanul Islam, Shahinur’s younger brother, who was sleeping in a nearby house, said he heard groaning from his brother’s house in the morning.
He went there and found the door closed from the outside, Raihanul said, adding that he entered the house and saw the gruesome incident.
Mafijul, sub-inspector (SI) of Kalaroa Police Station confirmed that matter from the spot.
He said that the reason behind the incident could not be known immediately but the matter is being investigated.
The SI also said details behind the murders can be ascertained after investigation.
BDST: 1200 HRS, OCT 15, 2020