Meanwhile, around 1 am on Saturday, Tamil Alagan was returning home when a gang intercepted him and started attacking him. He started running towards his home and was hacked to death a few meters away from his residence. Maraimalai Nagar police rushed to the scene and moved him to a hospital where he was declared brought dead. Meanwhile, a police team enquired his wife Neelaveni around 4 am. Two hours later, she committed suicide, police said. Preliminary investigations revealed that the rowdy was murdered over turf war. Police have detained the deceased’s relative, Pushparaj (26), a rowdy and his accomplices, Gopalakrishnan and another person in connection with the murder. Maraimalai Nagar police are investigating.