By DORA TESHA, 27th June 2011 @ 16:00 DAILY NEWS A COUPLE was found dead in their house at Boko Basihaya area in Kinondoni District on Sunday after allegedly committing suicide. The Kinondoni Regional Police Commander (RPC) Charles Kenyela, said in Dar es Salaam on Monday that the remains of the couple were discovered at around 6am in their room. The RPC named the deceased as Nicholaus Maleko (43), a businessman and Catherine George (25), a College of Business Education (CBE) student. Mr Kenyela said police were informed about the incident by Maleko's sons, Msanje (20) and Kwilime (21), who had to break the door after they heard a strange sound emanating from their parents' room. "According to the sons, the strange sound frightened them and when they entered the room, they found that their father was unconscious while their step mother had already died," the RPC said. He said Maleko died minutes after he was rushed to MICO Hospital in Tegeta area. A nail on a packet of rat poison and bottles of alcoholic drinks were recovered in their room. The RPC said the bodies were preserved at Mwananyamala Hospital, while police were conducting investigations to establish the cause of the couple's death.