A man admitted to the Pariyaram medical college died after jumping from the seventh floor of the hospital on Monday afternoon.
The deceased was identified as Ramachandran, 47, from Kanhileri, near Shreekandapuram. Ramachandran died on the spot, the police said.
He was undergoing treatment for stomach pain at the hospital from November 15. The incident occurred at around 12.30 p.m.