Young woman jumps to death from 3rd floor of hospital in Odisha

Rayagada: A young woman undergoing treatment at the district headquarters hospital (DHH) here reportedly died by suicide after jumping off the hospital building today.

Sources said 28-year-old Rajani Melaka, a resident of Tumbiguda village near Rayagada town, jumped from a washroom located in third floor of the DHH at around 4 AM today.

Earlier on July 7, she was admitted to the hospital due to fever and infection in mouth.

Though exact reason behind the patient taking the extreme step is yet to be ascertained, police along with a forensic team have rushed to the spot and begun a probe into the incident.

Meanwhile, the body has been sent for post-mortem.



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