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No foul play in death of Hyderabad varsity student

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Hyderabad | Tuesday, 2019 11:15:05 PM IST
No foul play is suspected in the death of a 29-year-old PhD scholar at the University of Hyderabad (UoH), police said on Tuesday.

Dipika Mahapatra, from Kharagpur in West Bengal, was found dead in the hostel toilet on the university campus on July 22.

Preliminary investigations revealed that she was suffering from a neurological disorder and died of epileptic seizure. No suspicions were raised by her family also.

"As per the medical record available at the university health centre and the information given by her relatives, she has been suffering from neuro related disease and epilepsy. She was under medication for the same," said inspector R. Srinivas.

According to police Dipika was found in an unconscious state in the common toilet of the hostel. The other girl students noticed her and alerted the university authorities, who shifted her to a nearby private hospital. Doctors declared her brought dead.

The body was shifted to the government-run Osmania Hospital for autopsy.

No injuries were found on the body. However, a case of suspicious death was registered at Gachibowli police station.

--IANS ms/rt/bg

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2019-07-23-17:26:06 (IANS)

 
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