The bodies of a patent medicine dealer Daniel Osagie and his sister in-law, Unity, were on Friday, found in an abandoned well in Idunowina community, Ovia North East Local Government Area of Edo state.
Spokesperson of the Edo Police Command, DSP Chidi Nwabuzor who confirmed the deaths, said investigation had commenced to unravel the causes.
He said the case was still a suspected murder until police investigation prooved otherwise.
The bodies were found after three days of searching when a little boy said he saw something inside a bush.
Some residents in the community said over 10 persons had been killed in the community in the past five months.