Pleasant Valley, NY, pharmacist Abbas Lodhi killed his wife, Sarwat Lodhi and his two sons, 13-year-old Mujtabah and 9-year-old Zain, in a triple murder-suicide. His wife’s body was found Friday afternoon by a homeowner along a road in Wappingers Falls. Abbas Lodhi and his children’s bodies were found Thursday morning in their home. Police have called this a “senseless tragedy.”
According to media reports, Abbas and Sarwat Lodhi migrated to the US from Pakistan during the 1990s. Lodhi, who had been a state-licensed pharmacist since 1993, recently closed his pharmacy in Hyde Park.