Another candidate who had appeared for the police recruitment test died on Tuesday evening, four days after he was admitted to a hospital.
Gahininath Adinath Latpate (25), hailing from Beed, is the fifth candidate to have died during the recent police recruitment drive.
According to sources, Latpate appeared for the five-km run at Vikhroli recruiting camp around 7.45 am Friday. He fainted during the run after which he was taken to a hospital in Ghatkopar and was later shifted to Plantinum hospital in Mulund, where he died around 10.40 pm on Tuesday.
A statement released by the hospital said the patient suffered from heat stroke and dehydration and probable cause of death was cardio-respiratory arrest due to multi-organ failure.
According to sources, Latpate was DEd but had failed to find a job.