Ghaziabad, Dec. 4 -- A 45-year-old businessman and his 43-year-old wife allegedly murdered their two children then jumped from the balcony of their eighth-floor flat along with a 25-year-old business associate in Ghaziabad on Tuesday morning.

Police said the couple, who had recently suffered major losses, strangled their 17-year-old daughter and slit the throat of their 13-year-old son. Their pet rabbit was also found murdered in the same room along with the children, police said.

Gulshan Vasudeva, originally from Jhilmil Colony in Delhi, and his wife Parveen operated garments business of supplying jeans and children's clothes respectively at Gandhi Nagar in Delhi, but the former had suffered severe losses, which police suspect triggered ...