IIT-Madras PhD student dies by suicide, third case this year

A PhD student of the Indian Institute of Technology, Madras, died by suicide in his room in Tamil Nadu’s Velachery, police said on Sunday.
The deceased student was a native of West Bengal and aged 32 years. This is the third incident of suicide reported from IIT Madras this year and the 11th case since 2018. “On March 31, the deceased student posted a WhatsApp status ‘I am sorry not good Enough’. Seeing the status, his friends reached his home and found Sachin hanging in his room. An ambulance was called and he was pronounced dead on examination. Further investigation is underway,” police said.
The police have taken the body into custody and sent it to Royapet Government Hospital for autopsy.

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