Italian couple found dead in Nepal
Asphyxia may be cause26 December, 13:22
The couple, Luciano Trezza, 53, and Rita Melorio, 48, were frequent visitors to Asia and regulars at the guest house. They had been in Nepal since December 11.
Police are investigating, although it is suspected that the cause of death was asphyxia.
Officers found three gas canisters in the couple's room and they reportedly cooked their meals there.
Hotel staff alerted the police after they saw no one emerge from the room for a prolonged period and got no answer at the door.
photo: a temple in Kathmandu.