CUDDALORE: A first year girl student of Annamalai University was found hanging in her room in the hostel on Tuesday. The deceased girl was identified as S Nanthini, 18, first year horticulture student hailing from Brammadesam in Villupuram district.
Nanthini was staying at Rose Hostel in the campus. Police said she did not come out of her room for a long time on Tuesday morning and her hostelmates alerted the authorities, who in turn sought the help of police. A police team, which reached the spot, broke open her romm doorto find her hanging.
Initial inquiries revealed that her father married a second time after her mother’s death. However they could not ascertain the reason for her extreme step.
Annamalai Nagar police registered a case under Section 174 (police to inquire and report on suspicious death or suicide) of the Code of criminal procedure (CrPc) and launched a detailed probe.