15.1 C
New Delhi
Tuesday, February 27, 2024

Indian-Origin Couple, Daughter Found Dead In Their $5 Million US Mansion

In a heartbreaking incident, a wealthy Indian-origin couple and their teenage daughter were discovered dead in their $5 million mansion in Dover, Massachusetts. The bodies of Rakesh Kamal (57), his wife Teena (54), and their 18-year-old daughter Ariana were found in what authorities describe as an apparent domestic violence situation.

Family Background and Financial Struggles

The Kamal family, residing in a 19,000-square-foot estate with 11 bedrooms, had faced financial challenges in recent years, as online records suggest. Rakesh and Teena, also known as Rick, previously operated an education systems company called EduNova, which was dissolved in December 2021.

Circumstances of the Tragedy

The grim discovery was made by a relative who visited the family after not hearing from them for a day or two. Norfolk District Attorney Michael Morrissey stated that a gun was found near Rakesh Kamal’s body, and the investigation is ongoing. Although he refrained from speculating on a motive, Morrissey indicated that it could potentially be a murder-suicide, pending the medical examiner’s ruling.

Legal and Financial Issues

Teena Kamal filed for Chapter 13 bankruptcy in September 2022, listing liabilities between $1 million and $10 million. The case was dismissed two months later due to insufficient documentation. The family’s mansion, estimated at $5.45 million, went into foreclosure a year ago, eventually sold for $3 million.

Community Response and Investigation

The Dover community, described as a safe and affluent neighborhood, was shocked by the rare occurrence of such violence. Morrissey emphasized the infrequency of homicides in the region, with the last reported case dating back to 2020.

Educational Background and Career

Teena Kamal, an alumna of Harvard University and Delhi University, served as the Chief Operating Officer of EduNova. Rakesh Kamal, an alumnus of Boston University, MIT Sloan School of Management, and Stanford University, held executive positions in the education-consulting field before launching EduNova. Ariana Kamal was a neuroscience student at Middlebury College in Vermont.

As the investigation unfolds, the tragic incident has left the community in shock, shedding light on the complexities faced by the Kamal family, both in their personal lives and financial struggles.

For more updates stay tuned to FELA News

Related Articles


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

Stay Connected

- Advertisement -spot_img

Latest Articles