A 54-year-old man died after he fell from the terrace of a five-storey building on Nattu Pillaiyar Street in Kothal Chavadi on Monday. Police suspect the man committed suicide, possibly due to severe back pain.

According to police, the victim, R. Krishore Kumar, was a resident of Karuappan Street in Kothal Chavadi. He lived with his three sons, all of whom were businessmen in Broadway.

Krishore had been suffering from spinal cord pain over the past few years and had been undergoing treatment at a private hospital in the city. He had undergone at least 14 surgeries over the past six months for the pain.

However, Krishore, continued to suffer. On Monday around 12.30 a.m., Krishore went to another house that he owned on Nattu Pillaiyar Street and apparently jumped from the terrace. A case has been registered,