A class 7 student allegedly died by suicide by jumping from the balcony of her 29th floor apartment in southeast Bengaluru, police said today.
The only child of her parents, the 12-year-old girl was depressed, the police said, without sharing further details.
No suicide note was found, they told Press Trust of India.
According to the police, a security guard of the apartment complex heard some noise at around 5 am on Tuesday and rushed to the corridor where he saw the girl lying in a pool of blood. He immediately alerted representatives of the apartment association.
She was taken to the nearest hospital where she was declared ‘brought dead’, a senior police officer said.
The girl’s mother had seen her outside her room at around 4:30 am and when asked why she was up so early, the girl gave a vague reply and went inside her room, the police said.
“It’s a suicide. We did not find any suicide note but we learnt that the child was depressed. The post-mortem has been done and we cannot reveal further details,” he added.
The girl’s father, a software engineer, quit his job six months ago and got into stocks trading and her mother is a homemaker, police said.
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