Updated February 16th, 2024 at 11:26 IST

Mumbai: 22-Year-Old Woman Found Dead in Goregaon Building, Case of Suicide

The dead body of a young woman was found in a high-rise tower in the Goregaon suburb of Mumbai, Maharashtra, on Thursday.

Reported by: Shweta Parande
Woman dies by suicide in Mumbai's Goregaon | Image:PTI/ Representational
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Mumbai: The dead body of a young woman was found in a high-rise tower in the Goregaon suburb of Mumbai, Maharashtra, on Thursday. The woman, whose identity has not been revealed, was 22.

According to the Mumbai Police, the cause of death is death by suicide. The woman reportedly hanged herself from a ceiling fan.

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Upon receiving information at 9 pm on February 15, the Dindoshi Police reached the building and took the woman’s body into custody. A post-mortem will be conducted, as further investigation is on.

The police have registered a case under the Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR).

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The deceased’s family members were not at home when the incident occurred. After returning home, when the family found no response from their daughter at her room’s door, they broke into the room. They found the woman hanging from the ceiling fan and the police were informed.

The reason for the suicide is not known yet.

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The death comes in the wake of rising number of suicides in the country due to mentail health issues, financial crises or other reasons.

Woman strangles daughter to death in Mumbai, attempts suicide

In another incident in Mumbai, a 46-year-old woman named Rekha Solanki strangled her 11-year-old daughter to death and attempted suicide. The incident happened in Borivali, Mumbai.

A case has been registered under Sections 302 and 309 of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) against the woman who killed her daughter.

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Published February 16th, 2024 at 11:26 IST