A 24 years old techie from Hyderabad stabbed to death by roommate in Austin

A 24 years old techie from Hyderabad stabbed to death by roommate in Austin : On Monday night, a 24 years old techie native of Hyderabad was stabbed to death by his roommate at their apartment in Austin, USA.

Both of them, the killer and the deceased belonged to Hyderabad. The name of victim was identified as Gundam Sankirth. The attacker, 27 years old kurremula Sai Sandeep Goud, has been taken to the custody by the Austin police.


The aim behind the killing is not known.

G. Vijay kumar who is father of deceased Gundam Sankirth said that on Tuesday morning, the family members got the information from the relatives that his son was stabbed to death in Quarry Oaks Apartment complex in North Austin.

The family did not know what the exactly happened there. His father also said that Recently my son got the H1B visa. Our relatives in USA are going to hospital to find out more details about this incident.

G. Vijay Kumar, father of Gundam Sankirth is a supervisor of the government primary health centre at Bhoodan Pochampally in Nalgonda district. The family lives in the Sultan Bazar in the Hyderabad city.

1468940350-1313The friends and family of Sankirth said that Sandeep always teased Sankirth over his frail body and used to advice him to go the gym to tone up the body.

A relative of Sankirth, Ajay told media that Sandeep joined Sankirth just 10 days ago through consult and we came to know that Sandeep attacked Sankirth witha kitchen knife.

Two and half years ago, Sankirth went to the USA to pursue MS in computer science. He finished his B.Tech in IT from MVSR Engineering College in Nadargul. After finishing his course he got an IT job in Austin.

Sankirth’s friend Praneeth who was in the same flat with him when the assault happened, told media that Recently Sankirth started working on a project of State Government. Praneeth was Sankirth’s former flatmate and had come from Dallas for the weekend.