Student Found Hanging from Ceiling; Suicide Suspected

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Patna: An 18-year old student living in a girl's hostel under Kadam Kuan police station in Patna was found hanging from the ceiling on Thursday evening, police said.

According to the police report, the victim's younger sister Shibu Kumar, who also lived in the same hostel, found the room locked from inside after she returned from a coaching institute on Friday.

When there was no response to the knocking on the door, she called the hostel manager who broke open the door only to find 18-year old Beauty Kumari hanging from her 'dupatta' tied to the ceiling.

The incident occurred at the Shivani Girls Hostel near Gopal Market in Naya Tola.

Natives of Gopalganj, the two sisters were sharing the room in the hostel to prepare for competitive exams, police said.

No suicide note was found from the crime scene.

Police has recovered her cell phone and is going through it to find any clue in the case that is being investigated from different angles, senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Manu Maharaj said.

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