A 20-year-old woman who studied mass communication at a college in Viman Nagar was found hanging in her hostel room on Wednesday night.
The woman was absent for the night attendance taken by hostel officials on Wednesday. At 10 pm, the hostel management discovered that her room was locked from the inside and she was not responding to any of calls. When they looked inside from a panel in the balcony of the room, she was found hanging from the ceiling fan.
College authorities then informed the Pune City Police and doctors. After doctors pronounced her dead, the police took her body to hospital for post-mortem.
Her body was later handed over to her family members.
Police suspect that she committed suicide, but no suicide note was found. The investigation is underway.
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