A 45-year-old man from Koparkhairane allegedly died of suicide at a public garden in Vashi on Wednesday morning. The deceased was a driver of a private school van. He was found hanging on an iron rod.
The deceased was identified as Sharad Kharade, a resident of Sector 6 in Koparkhairane. According to police, he left his home around 6 am for work. However, he was later found hanging in a public garden at sector 28 in Vashi. He was hanging with a nylon rope.
The reason for Kharade's suicide is not yet known. The police have registered an accidental death report and started an investigation.