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Chadwell Heath murders: Family and friends attend funeral in Kerala, India

PUBLISHED: 12:29 05 June 2015 | UPDATED: 12:44 05 June 2015

Funeral of Chadwell Heath family found dead. Picture: britishmalayali.co.uk

Funeral of Chadwell Heath family found dead. Picture: britishmalayali.co.uk

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Grief-stricken family and friends gathered at a funeral after a woman and her daughters were found murdered last month.

Funeral of Chadwell Heath family found dead. Picture: britishmalayali.co.uk Funeral of Chadwell Heath family found dead. Picture: britishmalayali.co.uk

People paid their last respects on Wednesday after Shighi Rethishkumar, 37, and her twin daughters Neha and Niya, 13, were found strangled at their home in Juniper Court, off Grove Road, Chadwell Heath, on Tuesday, May 12.

Shighi, a Havering Council social worker, was found before her husband Rethishkumar Pullarkattil, 44, was found hanged in Woodford Reservoir, Walthamstow, the next morning.

The bodies of the family were flown to Thrissur in Kerala, India, where the funeral and cremation took place.

Shighi Rethish, Rethishkumar Pullarkattil and daughters Niya and Neha, who were found dead at the family home in Chadwell Heath Shighi Rethish, Rethishkumar Pullarkattil and daughters Niya and Neha, who were found dead at the family home in Chadwell Heath

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