In a shocking incident a family failed to conduct final rites of a woman who passed away a week ago and kept the body at their house in Jeedimetla itself.

The incident came to light on Wednesday when local residents informed the police about foul smell emanating from the house.According to police, the woman Muku Radha Kumari (45) lived along with her brother Mukku Praveen Kumar and mother Vijaya Laxmi.

A few years after marriage, Radha Kumari took divorce and was staying with her mother at Jeedimetla. The family are natives of Sathupally in Khammam district.