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Doctor at Delhi’s RML Hospital found dead, police call it suicide

Mahapatra, a native of Puri in Odisha worked at RML Hospital as an anesthesiologist and lived as a tenant at Rajender Nagar along with two other RML Hospital doctors.

By: Express News Service | New Delhi |
Updated: September 18, 2017 3:50:33 pm
Suicide, telangana suicide, telangana family suicide, kasturi janardhan, Suryapet district, telangana news Dr Sidarth Shankar Mahapatra (26) of Ram Manohar Lohia (RML) Hospital was found hanging at his rented house in old Rajender Nagar area . (Representational Image)

A 26-year-old doctor of Ram Manohar Lohia (RML) Hospital allegedly committed suicide at his house in Old Rajender Nagar area of Delhi on Monday, said police. The deceased has been identified as Dr Sidarth Shankar Mahapatra. Police said they were alerted about the incident at 8:38 am. “The doctor was found hanging from the fan hook in his room. We have investigated the scene of the crime and clicked photographs,” said a senior police officer.

Mahapatra, a native of Puri in Odisha, was an anesthesiologist at RML Hospital and lived as a tenant at Old Rajender Nagar along with two other doctors of the same hospital. “One of his roommates had gone to Jharkhand while the other was on night duty. It was the doctor on night duty who alerted the police,” said the officer while adding his family has been informed.

The police added they have recovered a suicide note from Dr Mahapatra’s room.

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