Maharashtra: Elderly woman found dead in Nagpur; police suspect suicide

PTIUpdated: Tuesday, August 17, 2021, 10:39 PM IST
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Nagpur: In a suspected suicide, a 75-year-old woman was found dead with her throat slit at her home in Gittikhadan of Maharashtra's Nagpur on Tuesday, police said.

Mohar Munni Singh (75), resident of Ashok Enclave in Dabha area, was found dead with a slit throat and a sharp-edged weapon in her hand in the morning hours, an official said.

The deceased woman's daughter-in-law discovered the body and alerted the neighbours, following which the police were called in, he said.

It seems like the woman committed suicide by slitting her throat with a sharp weapon, which found in her hand, he said, adding that the septuagenarian was suffering from insomnia and other age-related ailments, which might have been a cause for the extreme step.

While the police have registered a case of accidental death, they are also probing the murder angle, the official said.

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