Police recovered the body of a young woman and her two children from a house in Islampur union of Cox's Bazar's Eidgaon upazila Wednesday.
The deceased were identified as Jahanara Jisan, wife of salt trader Shahidul Haque, and her two daughters Jabin, 5, and Jerin, 2, Eidgaon Police Station Officer-in-Charge (OC) Abdul Halim said.
"On information, we went to the house and found Jahanara hanging herself from the ceiling and the children lying on the bed. It is suspected that the mother committed suicide after poisoning her children," the OC added.
Cox's Bazar Additional Superintendent of Police Rafiqul Islam said, "The incident may have occurred due to a family feud. However, the cause of the deaths can be confirmed after an autopsy and investigation."