At Kangaloo Trace, Penal, the decomposing body of another man was also found at his home. He has been identified as 52-year-old Ganesh Phunilal.
Phunilal was last seen alive by his neighbour, Deopersad Pyrelal, who also alerted police about a foul stench coming from the home. He also lived alone. An autopsy is also to be performed to determine the exact cause of death.
Investigations are continuing.