A final year engineering girl student Lincy Jennifer was found hanging dead at her residence in Madukkarai on Wednesday.

According to police, the girl’s parents Arockiasamy and Immaculate Isabel Rani had gone out, when the girl reportedly chose to end her life.

Preliminary inquiries revealed that the girl doing her final year Mechanical Engineering in a college in Sugunapuram was under pressure for some time because of the need for finishing a project, which she was not comfortable with. Investigations are on. In another incident, Ramya (27), working as a nurse in a private hospital, was found hanging dead at her residence in Poosaripalayam.

It is learnt that she had returned home along with her husband only on Tuesday after visiting her relatives for Pongal.

It is learnt that the couple, who were married for four years, had no children.

A 15-year-old girl Geetha Rani, studying in tenth standard and daughter of Ravi in Annur, was found dead. She is suspected to have consumed poison after having been admonished for poor performance in academics.

Burglary foiled

Thanks to alert neighbours, an attempt to break open the house of Shankar (40) of Jothi Nagar in Singanallur was foiled on Wednesday. It is learnt that the inmate of the house had gone to Thiruvannamalai. On hearing some sound, the neighbours came out only to a see a man running leaving behind a hammer near the door lock.


A 65-year-old man collapsed while walking and died on the DB Road on Wednesday.