Mumbai: A 37-year-old hotelier allegedly ended his life on Friday by hanging himself in suburban Andheri, police said.
The reason behind the suicide was yet to ascertained.
The incident took place in a room on the sixth floor of Hotel Grace, situated on J B Road in Andheri, on Friday afternoon, an official said.
Vaibhav Shetty, resident of suburban Mulund, allegedly hanged himself with a bed sheet in the hotel room, he said.
The death came to light when hotel staff found that he was not responding despite repeated knocking on the door and alerted D N Nagar Police Station.
The police broke the door open and found Shetty's body was hanging from the ceiling fan.
He was taken to a hospital, but was declared dead before arrival.
An accidental death report was registered at D N Nagar police station and probe was underway, the official said.
Shetty owned afew hotels in the suburbs, he said.
Police are also checking his mobile call records, the official said.