On July 29th, 2013, four bodies were found in different places in Shirid Temple Town.
3 bodies found had their heads smashed while the fourth body was found hanging from a tree opposite the government rest house.
The deceased were reported to be in the age group of 50-55 years.
Apart from this, it is reported that an injured man was found lying in an unconscious state at the Shirdi railway station and was admitted to hospital
Police suspect a "serial killer" or a "psychopath" behind the killings.
This news has caused serious concern not only to the residents of this temple town but also to the thousand of Sai devotees visiting this Temple Town.