A pregnant woman is believed to have committed suicide by immolating herself at Darlapudi in S. Rayavaram mandal of the district allegedly after an altercation with her husband.

Dhanalakshmi of Visakhapatnam married Kamaraju of Darlapudi, a teacher in a private school, more than two years ago. On Saturday night, they allegedly had an altercation. The next morning, Kamaraju left home. When he returned, Kamaraju found Dhanalakshmi dead. It was learnt that she spoke to her parents on Sunday.

The body was shifted to government hospital at S. Rayavaram. The police have not yet confirmed it as a case of suicide. Investigation is on.